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Abbotts Creek Bridge

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Oblique North Elevation

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker truss bridge over Abbotts Creek (High Rock Lake) on NC-2294
Location
Davidson County, North Carolina
Status
Lost circa 1985
History
Built 1927 by the Virginia Bridge Co.; replaced 1985
Builder
- Virginia Bridge Co. of Roanoke, Virginia
Design
8-panel, riveted Parker through truss main span, 150';
two 5-panel Pratt pony truss spans, 60'.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Also called
Davidson Bridge No. 249
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.67640, -80.25051   (decimal degrees)
35°40'35" N, 80°15'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/567825/3948315 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Grist Mountain
Inventory number
BH 46793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2010: Added by Matthew Ridpath

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • HAER NC-21 - Bridge No. 249, Spanning Abbotts Creek at State Route 2294