Market Street Bridge (NRIS 100003517)
WV 2 spur, mile post 0.01 / Market St.,
West Virginia. County/parish: Brooke.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 21, 2019.
- Market Street Bridge (Ohio River)
- The Market Street Bridge is a suspension bridge connecting Market Street in Steubenville, Ohio and West Virginia Route 2 in Follansbee, West Virginia over the Ohio River. As a project of the Steubenville Bridge Company, it was constructed in 1905 by the Ohio Steel Erection Company, the framework was created by the Penn Bridge Company, and the original steel was done by Jones and Laughlin Steel Company and Bethlehem Steel. The bridge spans a length of 1,794 feet (547 m) with a width of 20.7 feet (6.3 m). As of 2002, the average daily traffic was estimated around 15,000 vehicles. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2019. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100003517