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Fishing Creek / Veto Hybrid Bridge

Map 

Description 

Elements of truss, arch, and suspension / cable-stayed can be found in the private homemade bridge easily visible from the roadway.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Fishing Creek on pedestrian pathway
Location
Wetzel County, West Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Design
Elements of truss, arch, and suspension / cable-stayed.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.60856, -80.82605   (decimal degrees)
39°36'31" N, 80°49'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/514932/4384327 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Porters Falls
Inventory number
BH 64153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net

Comments 

Fishing Creek / Veto Hybrid Bridge
Posted November 19, 2014, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

To me it looks like a suspension/cable stayed bridge with stiffening trusses - albeit very large stiffening trusses. I might even reverse my though to suggest it is a truss with a stiffening suspension.

Either way, if the eastern span of the Bay Bridge develops problems in the next few years, then maybe they should call this guy to fix it.

Fishing Creek / Veto Hybrid Bridge
Posted November 19, 2014, by Anonymous

Git-R-Done! I need to finish in time for Duck Dynasty.

Fishing Creek / Veto Hybrid Bridge
Posted November 19, 2014, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

As Jeff Foxworthy would say...

If you build a bridge that looks like this:

...You might be a redneck!