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Dickson Bridge

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Description 

Information on collapse and pictures before and after: http://www.wylcradio.com/wylcwebsite2/id208.html

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Twelvepole Creek on CR 52/5
Location
Wayne County, West Virginia
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1990, collapsed 2007
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 173.9 ft.
Total length: 213.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.29805, -82.44665   (decimal degrees)
38°17'53" N, 82°26'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/373500/4239874 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lavalette
Inventory number
BH 35640 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1920 (1,018)
Built during 1920s (9,996)
Collapsed (395)
Lost (25,267)
Lost 2007 (336)
Lost during 2000s (4,207)
Owned by state (16,102)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,243)
Through truss (15,284)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,296)
Truss (33,138)
Wayne County, West Virginia (37)
West Virginia (1,499)
Wooden deck (6,087)

Update Log 

  • November 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed name
  • November 12, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Link to photos and info on collapse

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Luke