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Bull Run Bridge


Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2002

BH Photo #405243



Through truss bridge over Cheat River on CR 14/4
Preston County, West Virginia
Open to traffic
Built 1912 by the Canton Bridge Co.
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss
Length of largest span: 220.2 ft.
Total length: 224.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.1 ft.
Also called
Jenkinsburg Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.59475, -79.74835   (decimal degrees)
39°35'41" N, 79°44'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/607470/4383528 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley Point
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
Inventory number
BH 35471 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 2, 2020: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 29, 2018: New photos from David Case



Bull Run Bridge
Posted May 29, 2018, by David Case

This is a wonderful bridge in a very scenic setting. The roads leading here are rough and steep. Some of the vertical chords have been recently replaced, so they must not be planning to replace it anytime soon. Its the only crossing of the Cheat River between Albright and Ice's Ferry Bridge, a distance of 17 miles. Its a long way down to the water and that flimsy guardrail is barely 3 feet high!

Bull Run Bridge
Posted October 6, 2011, by John Goold (BlueWilliamus [at] yahoo [dot] com)

It is too bad we can't get a street view of this bridge because it is a very interesting bridge.