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Siloam Bridge

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Yadkin River Bridge

The High Point Enterprise: February 24 1975

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BH Photo #462514

Map 

Description 

Originally over the Yadkin River near High Rock Lake and relocated here in 1928.

Collapsed after the railing was struck by a car in heavy fog and rain. NTSB stated that the railing was struck and impacted a main structural support of the bridge. The bridge had been deemed deficient a year earlier but no money was available to replace it.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Yadkin River on Siloam Road (NC 1003)
Location
Siloam, Surry County, North Carolina, and Yadkin County, North Carolina
Status
Collapsed
History
Relocated here 1938; Collapsed 1975
Design
8-panel Through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 387.0 ft.
Also called
Siloam Road-Yadkin River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.28245, -80.56215   (decimal degrees)
36°16'57" N, 80°33'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/539320/4015365 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com