+38.42458, -82.45139
38°25'28" N, 82°27'05" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WV 527 over OHIO RIVER;CSX;US 60 WB
Structure number:00000000006A222
Location:0.19 MILE NORTH US 60 EB
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:720.2 ft. [219.5 m]
Total length:2105.1 ft. [641.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.4 ft. [18.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:52.5 ft. [16.0 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,245 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:85.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1724585.8
October 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1610086.4
December 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1380087.5
December 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1380087.5
May 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1640091.2
December 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1640086.2
December 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1750085.7
April 2005FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood1500088.0
November 2003FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood1500088.0
August 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1500088.0
September 2001FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood1850085.2
September 2000FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood1850083.2
September 1999GoodGoodGoodVery Good1850083.2
January 1997GoodGoodExcellentGood1300085.8
October 1994GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent1650080.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,0211,0322,98900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.66,50059,9625,1011,4370
Steel Stringerlinear ft.14,58014,576400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.108,30079,49621,6747,1300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.141,21055,01886,19200
Steel Trusslinear ft.3,2401,7941,44510
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.295,50066,465126,635102,4000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,7012,698120
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.66,50047,54814,0424,9100
Steel Gusset Plateeach1444310100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,0408,0903,5602,3900
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.223220300
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.297297000
Prestressed Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.340337120
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7575000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.823933100
Compression Jointlinear ft.63333000
Other Jointlinear ft.2028197240
Movable Bearingeach3042600
Fixed Bearingeach2112900
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6,5845,5461,03350