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Flat River Bridge

Photos 

South Elevation

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #150233

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Flat River on NC-1004 (formelly NC-75)
Location
Durham County, North Carolina
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built ca. 1925. Bypassed by new bridge in 1981 but not demolished.
Design
Three-span, five-panel riveted Warren pony truss with verticals (70 feet long for each span).
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.13183, -78.82810   (decimal degrees)
36°07'55" N, 78°49'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/695436/4000755 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Michie
Inventory number
BH 41812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,136)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Bypassed (153)
Closed (2,408)
Durham County, North Carolina (28)
Have street view (22,087)
North Carolina (816)
Owned by state (13,692)
Pony truss (15,049)
Riveted (1,875)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,902)
Truss (29,442)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,790)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 10, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Added Street View
  • November 30, 2009: New photos from Matthew Ridpath
  • March 19, 2009: Added by Matthew Ridpath

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • HAER NC-22 - Bridge No. 28, Spanning Flatt River at State Route 1004
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com