Lake James Spillway Bridge
Double Pratt Through Truss bridge crossing the Lake James Spillway across the Lake James Dam. Built in 1919, these were the longest Pratt trusses in North Carolina. The dam was rehabilitated, including the spillway and NC 126 moved downstream with a new bridge in 1981.
- Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lake James Spillway on NC 126
- McDowell County, North Carolina
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Constructed in 1919 across the Lake James Spillway and replaced by a new bridge downstream in 1981 when dam was rehabilitated by Duke Energy
- - Virginia Bridge & Iron Works of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
- Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 152.9 ft.
Total length: 462.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +35.73413, -81.88893 (decimal degrees)
35°44'03" N, 81°53'20" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/419613/3954824 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Marion East
- Inventory numbers
- NC 111027 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 58342 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- October 9, 2013: Added by Michael Miller