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Southside Bridge

Southside Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: August 17, 2019

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Key Facts

Location
Charleston: Kanawha County, West Virginia: United States
Structure Type
Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1936 By Builder/Contractor: Wisconsin Bridge and Iron Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Engineer/Design: C. P. Fortney

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1990
Main Span Length
420 Feet (128 Meters)
Structure Length
1,146 Feet (349.4 Meters)
Roadway Width
38.7 Feet (11.8 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 8 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
20A901

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is noted as a large-scale truss bridge from the 1930s, and for its association with the WPA. The bridge is an extremely early example of a large truss bridge that has no v-lacing or lattice on its members.

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