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Norfolk Southern Chapman Street Overpass

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Norfolk Southern Chapman Street Overpass pano1

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in March 2015

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BH Photo #321211

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Description 

This underpass accommodates six bridges. Bridge 1 (the northernmost bridge) is dated 1927. Bridge 2 is directly south of bridge 1 and is dated 1923. Bridges 3 through 6 (the southernmost bridge) are more modern bridges all without dates.

Facts 

Overview
1923 Steel stringer bridge over Chapman St on NSRR
Location
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- North Carolina Railroad Co. (NCRR)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 80.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.06191, -79.82386   (decimal degrees)
36°03'43" N, 79°49'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/605922/3991454 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greensboro
Inventory number
BH 66669 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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