+39.06130, -79.60637
39°03'41" N, 79°36'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WV 72 over LAUREL RUN
Structure number:00000000047A044
Location:2.29 MI. NORTH CR 26
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Total length:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
Year reconstructed:2007
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:323 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:90.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory32390.0
April 2014FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory30090.0
April 2010GoodGoodGoodGood31090.0
April 2008GoodGoodGoodGood31090.0
April 2006FairVery GoodVery GoodFair20083.5
April 2004FairFairFairFair25068.0
April 2002FairSatisfactoryFairFair25069.0
April 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair20069.0
April 1998FairSatisfactoryFairFair20069.0
April 1996FairGoodFairFair20067.0
August 1994FairGoodFairSatisfactory30067.0
August 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory30093.0
September 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory30093.0