Rating:
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North Fork Virgin River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #218773

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over North Fork Virgin River on Hwy. 9
Location
Washington County, Utah
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1960
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 198.2 ft.
Deck width: 28.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.21833, -112.97333   (decimal degrees)
37°13'06" N, 112°58'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/324914/4120917 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springdale East
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
1,787
Inventory number
BH 49927 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 51.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2014: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 15, 2014: New Street View added by Steve Conro
  • October 29, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 26, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • HAER UT-39-C - Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, Virgin River Bridge, Spanning North Fork of Virgin River on Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, Springdale vicinity, Washington, UT
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

North Fork Virgin River Bridge
Posted October 29, 2011, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

The historical photos for this bridge, including the original timber bridge photo's give an excellent overview of this location.