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Rozzell's Ferry Bridge (Third)

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Rozzell's Ferry Bridge

The Charlotte News: July 18 1916

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BH Photo #459937

Map 

Description 

The abutment on the Mecklenburg County side was from the original 1849 bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Catawba River on Rozzell's Ferry Road
Location
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and Gaston County, North Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1919; raised and lengthened in 1922-23 for creation of a reservoir.
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 202.0 ft.
Total length: 606.0 ft.
Also called
Rozzelle's Ferry Bridge (Incorrect later spelling)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.34956, -80.97277   (decimal degrees)
35°20'58" N, 80°58'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/502474/3911809 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 10, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com