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Beech Gap Blue Ridge Parkway Bridge

Photos 

Bridge profile from south side, looking north

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in March 2014

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BH Photo #283086

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete frame with stone bridge over N.C. Hwy. 215 on Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Haywood County, North Carolina, and Transylvania County, North Carolina
Status
Better than minimum adequacy to tolerate leaving in place as is, although functionally obsolete
History
Built 1960
Builder
- National Park Service of Washington, D.C.
Design
Concrete over steel frame
Dimensions
Span length: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 29.9 ft.
Deck width: 34.5 ft.
Skew angle
12 degrees
Also called
NC 215 Blue Ridge Parkway Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.29833, -82.91028   (decimal degrees)
35°17'54" N, 82°54'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/326308/3907801 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sam Knob
Elevation
5485 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 55318 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 63.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
1,878

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • May 3, 2014: Updated by Calvin Sneed: Added street view, photos, updated statistics
  • January 25, 2013: Added by Andy Peters

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com