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Wheeling Suspension Bridge

Wheeling, West Virginia
County of Ohio.
10th and Main Streets
National Register Number: 70000662
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - road - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: YES
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 15, 1975):
Oldest major long-span suspension bridge in the world, with a span of more than 1,000 feet. This bridge is possibly the Nation's most significant extant ante-bellum engineering structure. Its construction established American leadership in the building of suspension bridges.

There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

There are no changes since the last reporting period.

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