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Washington Baum Bridge

Photos 

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in March 2016

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BH Photo #350376

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Connects Roanoke Island to the Northern Outer Banks via Whalebone Junction

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Roanoke Sound Min on US 64
Location
Manteo, Dare County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1994
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 454.1 ft.
Deck width: 68.2 ft.
Also called
Washington F. Baum Memorial Bridge
Roanoke Sound Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.89514, -75.63114   (decimal degrees)
35°53'42" N, 75°37'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/443041/3972501 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manteo
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
16,000
Inventory numbers
NC 550014 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 55219 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 17, 2019: Updated by Ethan McDowell: Fixed details
  • August 25, 2016: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 26, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 14, 2016: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 15, 2013: Added by Andy Peters

Sources 

  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Ethan McDowell

Comments 

Washington Baum Bridge
Posted December 17, 2019, by Ethan McDowell (etmcdowell1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Photos added by Dana & Kay Klein are of the now closed Herbert C Bonner bridge over Oregon Inlet and do not pertain to this specific bridge.