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Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge

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Description 

This is one of two bridges that connects Roanoke Island to the mainland of North Carolina. This is the longest bridge in the state, at a little over 5 miles.

Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Croatan Sound on US 64 & US 264
Location
Dare County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2002
Design
Stringer, or concrete segmented girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 230.0 ft.
Total length: 27,581.4 ft. (5.2 mi.)
Deck width: 63.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.88833, -75.73333   (decimal degrees)
35°53'18" N, 75°43'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/433812/3971811 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NC 550054 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 55202 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
4,000

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2013: Added by Andy Peters

Sources 

  • Andy Peters - anpete [at] yahoo [dot] com