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5th Street Pedestrian Walkway Bridges

Photos 

Looking West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2015

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BH Photo #330080

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

There are actually three pedestrian bridges and a utility truss crossing 5th street here. The Pratt Utility truss has been removed during renovation. Do not know if they will replace it. The 6th Floor Pratt truss has been stripped but still remains as of this posting. The 2nd floor steel stringer has been stripped and still remains as of this posting. The last bridge is on the east side of the Railroad bridges. Bridge design unknown.

Facts 

Overview
1927 Truss bridge over NC 1508 on a pedestrian walkway in Winston-Salem
Location
Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1927
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.10049, -80.23946   (decimal degrees)
36°06'02" N, 80°14'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/568459/3995361 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winston-Salem East
Inventory numbers
NC 670595 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23253 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
9,500

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 16, 2015: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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