This bridge is a good example of a state-designed highway truss bridge from the 1930s. The composition of its truss members in general are reflective of typical state-designed truss bridges in West Virginia. However, this bridge is very unusual because its truss spans have a very heavy skew. This skew is accomplished by making the trusses have an unusual asymmetric shape, where the angle on the end post at one end of each truss web is different. This shape can be seen in the above drawing.
Although this bridge would have been feasible to rehabilitate, it is instead being replaced with an ugly modern bridge that will not have anything visually pleasing or interesting to look at.
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This historic bridge has been demolished. This map is shown for reference purposes only.
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