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Laurel Run Road Bridge

   


Laurel Run Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: July 5, 2014
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
CR-40-15 (Laurel Run Road) Over Little Birch River
Location
Rural: Braxton County, West Virginia
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1905 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1950
Main Span Length
64 Feet (19.5 Meters)
Structure Length
66.3 Feet (20.2 Meters)
Roadway Width
12 Feet (3.7 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
4A100

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This bridge has been abandoned and gated off. The bridge is noted for its use of v-lacing instead of cover plate on the built-up end posts. The lightweight outriggers and unusual v-laced railing (instead of lattice) suggest this may be the work of Pittsburgh Bridge Company, or its agents Nelson and Buchanan which later became their own company.

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