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Seven Island Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge
Location
Stokes County, North Carolina
Status
In storage. Resting on ground fully assembled.
Future prospects
Previous plans to reuse bridge have fallen through. The bridge is now being offered to a third party for reuse. Contact the Town of Danbury for information. If nobody steps forward, the bridge will be scrapped out.
History
Built 1905 in the Pine Hall area, moved to Danbury in 1926, closed to traffic in 1998, removed and placed in storage in 2005 with plans for it to be relocated and rehabilitated in Danbury's Moratock Park as a pedestrian bridge across the Dan River.
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 345.2 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.42756, -80.21099   (decimal degrees)
36°25'39" N, 80°12'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/570726/4031661 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danbury
Inventory numbers
NC 169133 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 49972 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
60

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 24, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge available for reuse, will be demolished if nobody steps forward.
  • November 1, 2011: Added by James McCray

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Comments 

Seven Island Bridge
Posted April 15, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Seven Island Bridge
Posted April 10, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Congratulations Vivian! I wish you the best of luck in your endeavor. Can you share your plans on how you will be addressing the logistics of this 'little' project you've taken on?

Regards,

Art S.

Seven Island Bridge
Posted April 10, 2014, by Vivian Fulk (vivian [at] medleymeadows [dot] com)

We hope to lovingly restore the bridge. It will remain in Stokes County. My husband and I fell in love in Danbury and this bridge has special meaning to us.

http://www.thestokesnews.com/news/news/3213718/Seven-Island-...

Seven Island Bridge
Posted March 9, 2013, by AR

Council extended its deadline to allow more interested parties to come forward. The next meeting is March 27.

Seven Island Bridge
Posted January 18, 2013, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)