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Bridge Documented: March 3, 2007
Belpre and Parkersburg: Washington County, Ohio and Wood County, West Virginia: United States
Main Span Length
348.0 Feet (106.1 Meters)
4,397.0 Feet (1340.2 Meters)
6 Main Span(s)
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This impressive structure consists of numerous simple span
Parker trusses, with one larger central span. The HAER entry for this bridge
provides three construction dates for the bridge that has crossed here,
1871, 1900, and 1905. The spans that dated to 1871 are long gone; the 1900
or 1905 date likely refers to the construction of the spans present today.
These spans are impressive works of engineering, and also feature decorative
design of portal bracing.
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