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Old US 52 WSS Bridge

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2016

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BH Photo #358515

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Description 

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old US 52 on WSSRR/CSXTRR
Location
Welcome, Davidson County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Winston-Salem Southbound Railway (WSS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 44.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.88781, -80.25064   (decimal degrees)
35°53'16" N, 80°15'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/567633/3971763 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NC 570049 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 71006 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
7,700

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 13, 2016: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com