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Twelvepole Creek Bridge


Photo taken by Greg Hall


BH Photo #148611


Street View 


Truss bridge over Twelvepole Creek on CR 37/41
Wayne, Wayne County, West Virginia
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1920
Span length: 144.0 ft.
Total length: 144.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.21560, -82.45032   (decimal degrees)
38°12'56" N, 82°27'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/373036/4230730 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
595 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 35639 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2011)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added truss type.
  • April 22, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 27, 2010: Updated by Greg Hall: added GPS coordinates
  • May 7, 2009: Updated by Greg Hall: added GPS coordinates and elevation


  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Bill Eichelberger


Twelvepole Creek Bridge
Posted October 29, 2017, by Randy B. Fry (randybfry [at] Gmail [dot] com)

Now gone

Twelvepole Creek Bridge
Posted January 6, 2010, by Sherman Cahal (shermancahal [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge has unfortunately been closed to traffic. While it is officially marked as County Route 37/41, nearly all county routes are state maintained and it was signed as WV 37 given the routing of WV 37 in the area.

An embankment failure on the east bank has caused part of the deck to drop.

Twelvepole Creek Bridge
Posted May 7, 2009, by Greg Hall (cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com)

Photo's taken in 2007. There were no road signs at either end of this road to confirm the current name. WV DOT map confirmed the 37/41 road number, but WV appears to be getting away form this in this county. Delorme shows this road as East Lynn or SR37.

Photo 1- Looking North/West

Photo 2- Looking West

Photo 3- Looking East

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