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WV RT 39 over BELLS CREEK

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+38.23167, -81.19500
38°13'54" N, 81°11'42" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WV RT 39 over BELLS CREEK
Structure number:00000000034A056
Location:0.20 MI W OF CR 16/6
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Total length:123.0 ft. [37.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.6 ft. [8.1 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2010

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:3,400 [as of 2006]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:13.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,846,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2010Poor-SeriousPoor340013.2
February 2000Poor-SeriousPoor300013.2
February 1990Poor-PoorFair360021.2