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Core Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #184510

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Swing bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on NC 101
Location
Carteret County, North Carolina
Status
Lost
History
Built 1935
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss swing span
Dimensions
Total length: 272.0 ft.
Also called
Intracoastal Waterway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.82771, -76.69108   (decimal degrees)
34°49'40" N, 76°41'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/345355/3855241 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Core Creek
Inventory number
BH 23239 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Added coordinates, design info

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • HAER NC-47 - Core Creek Bridge
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Core Creek Bridge
Posted April 25, 2015, by Barbara Sabiston Lyle (Bridgetender637 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Was it put out to sea for utilization as a barrier reef or re-erected in another location? Just curious.

Intracoastal Waterway Bridge
Posted December 3, 2009, by Bill Woodall (wpwoodall [at] gmail [dot] com)

You can quit looking for this one, it was replaced by a high-rise bridge around 1994...