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SC 18 Railroad Bridge in Union

Photo 

Hwy 18 Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Joseph Hinson

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BH Photo #246947

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Buffalo, Union & Carolina Railroad on SC 18/Business US 176 (N. Pinckney Blvd.)
Location
Union, Union County, South Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939, crosses abandoned railroad (former Buffalo, Union & Carolina, then Southern Railway, later Norfolk Southern)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.4 ft.
Skew angle
18 degrees
Also called
B.U.C. Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.72020, -81.62519   (decimal degrees)
34°43'13" N, 81°37'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/442756/3842193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jonesville
Inventory numbers
SC 4440001800100 (South Carolina bridge number)
BH 55250 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2010)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 54.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
6,600

Update Log 

  • November 5, 2017: Updated by James Baughn: Corrected location
  • November 3, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • October 31, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added categories "Southern Railway", "Norfolk Southern Railway", "Skewed", "Curved"
  • January 28, 2013: New Street View added by Joseph Hinson
  • January 19, 2013: Added by Joseph Hinson

Sources 

  • Joseph Hinson - joethephotog [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com