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Medlin Road Bridge

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Medlin Road Bridge 1

This photo was shared on the "History and Culture of Monroe, Union County, NC" Facebook page. It dates from around the 1920's, we believe.

Photo taken by Anonymous

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BH Photo #457218

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Description 

This was a one lane bridge that crossed the southwest end of Lake Lee.

Facts 

Overview
Lost steel stringer bridge over Lake Lee, Richardson Creek
Location
Monroe, Union County, North Carolina
Status
Demolished in 1997 and replaced
Design
One lane steel stringer with timber deck.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 402.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Also called
Lake Lee Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.96059, -80.52273   (decimal degrees)
34°57'38" N, 80°31'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/543572/3868776 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NC 179147 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 81584 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2019: New photos from Jimmy Walters
  • May 14, 2018: Added by Jimmy

Sources 

  • Jimmy Walters