Alderson Bridge

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Alderson Bridge
Alderson Memorial Bridge in West Virginia.jpg
Alderson Memorial Bridge, April 2009
Alderson Bridge is located in West Virginia
Alderson Bridge
Alderson Bridge is located in the US
Alderson Bridge
Location Monroe St. across the Greenbrier R., Alderson, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°43′29″N 80°38′36″W / 37.72472°N 80.64333°W / 37.72472; -80.64333Coordinates: 37°43′29″N 80°38′36″W / 37.72472°N 80.64333°W / 37.72472; -80.64333
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1914
Architect McEnteer, Frank Duff
Architectural style Concrete arch bridge
NRHP Reference # 91001730[1]
Added to NRHP December 4, 1991

The Alderson Bridge, also known as Alderson Memorial Bridge, is a historic concrete arch bridge in Alderson, West Virginia. It crosses the Greenbrier River, which separates Greenbrier and Monroe counties. The bridge once carried Monroe Street but is now closed to traffic. It was built in 1914, and measures 21 feet wide including the walkways and 453 feet long.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. It is located in the Alderson Historic District, listed in 1993.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michael Guoulis (June 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Alderson Bridge" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 

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