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Big Pine Creek Blue Ridge Parkway Bridge No. 8

Photos 

Courtesy National Parks Service-1937Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley

BH Photo #348505

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Bridge was built at a cost of $45,000

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Big Pine Creek on Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Alleghany County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 239.5 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.48439, -80.97836   (decimal degrees)
36°29'04" N, 80°58'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/501938/4037676 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2013)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 57.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
1,347

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 4, 2016: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com