Rating:
3 votes

Wade Harris Bridge

Photos 

view from northwest side

Photo taken by Bob Morgan in December 2010

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BH Photo #189792

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over South Prong Lewis Fork on NC 1389
Location
Wilkes County, North Carolina
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Concrete open spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 158.1 ft.
Total length: 312.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Ravine Bridge
South Prong Lewis Fork Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.20700, -81.44777   (decimal degrees)
36°12'25" N, 81°26'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/459749/4007001 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maple Springs
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
40
Inventory numbers
NC 1930735 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23339 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 23, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 4, 2010: Updated by Bob Morgan: adjusted map marker; added state project #, added alternate names; added photos

Sources 

  • Bob Morgan - morgans212 [at] att [dot] net
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

South Prong Lewis Fork Bridge
Posted February 14, 2021, by CGN’sNewsReviews (-)

Beautiful Bridge!

Pictures taken November 2020.

Wade Harris Bridge
Posted August 20, 2020, by Jason Clonch

A lot of people don’t know that this bridge is aprox. 120 ft high at its center point. A few of my friends and I used to repel off of this bridge back in the mid 90’s. A lot of great memories were made there!

South Prong Lewis Fork Bridge
Posted October 15, 2015, by Anonymous

The bridge is NOT open for traffic.