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WV ROUTE 26 over CHEAT RIVER

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Coordinates:
+39.49472, -79.64520
39°29'41" N, 79°38'43" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WV ROUTE 26 over CHEAT RIVER
Structure number:00000000039A051
Location:0.07 MI SOUTH CO RT 7/12
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Total length:255.6 ft. [77.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel continuous [4]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,750 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:64.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,828,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairFairFairFair275064.3
May 2015FairFairFairFair270064.4
May 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood330076.4
June 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood330076.4
April 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood310076.4
May 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood310076.4
June 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood320076.4
June 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood320076.4
May 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood310076.4
June 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood320076.4
June 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood320076.4
June 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood270076.4
June 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryGood310076.4
June 1991GoodGoodGoodGood310076.4