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Southern Railway Company Overhead Bridge

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Southern Railway Company Overhead Bridge.JPG

Taken from North Railroad Avenue

Photo taken by Michael Miller in August 2013

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BH Photo #264888

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Description 

Officially referred to as the Southern Railway Company Overhead Bridge in its NRHP listing. The NBI lists the date of construction as 1950, this historic bridge was actually built in 1919 and was the only overhead bridge crossing the Southern Railway that dissected the city of Kings Mountain until the King Street Overhead Bridge was built in 1938. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Norfolk Southern R.R. on NC-216 Connector
Location
Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Per NBI, Built 1950, Per NHRP listing, Built 1919
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 19, 2007
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.24167, -81.34417   (decimal degrees)
35°14'30" N, 81°20'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/468686/3899897 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kings Mountain
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
125
Inventory numbers
NRHP 07000351 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
NC 450426 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 57773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 27, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Changed Name to it's NRHP listed name.
  • August 26, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

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