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Rozzell's Ferry Bridge (Fourth)

Photo 

Rozzell's Ferry Bridge

The Lincoln County News: August 9 1923

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BH Photo #459941

Map 

Description 

Due to the creation of the Southern Power Company Reservoir a taller longer structure was needed. It was decided to reuse the trusses from the bridge completed just 3 years earlier. They were raised with new taller abutments and piers, and 2 new spans were added.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Catawba River on Rozzell's Ferry Road
Location
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1922-23 by raising the 3 1919 spans and adding 2 additional ones.
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 202.0 ft.
Total length: 1,010.0 ft.
Also called
Rozzelle's Ferry Bridge (Incorrect later spelling)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.34921, -80.97250   (decimal degrees)
35°20'57" N, 80°58'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/502498/3911770 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87167 (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