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William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge

Photos 

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2016

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BH Photo #359811

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This is one of two bridges that connects Roanoke Island to the mainland of North Carolina.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Croatan Sound on US 64
Location
Dare County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1966
Builder
- T.A. Loving Co. of Goldsboro, North Carolina
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 14,265.8 ft. (2.7 mi.)
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Manns Harbor Bridge
Croatan Sound Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.92178, -75.73975   (decimal degrees)
35°55'18" N, 75°44'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/433261/3975525 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manteo
Inventory numbers
NC 550009 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 55201 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
1,800

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 14, 2016: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 12, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder per forum comment
  • January 14, 2013: Updated by Andy Peters: changes primary name to William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge

Sources 

  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge
Posted January 12, 2016, by David Philyaw (dphilyaw [at] taloving [dot] com)

This bridge was built by T. A. Loving Company (Goldsboro, NC)