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Chincoteague Channel Drawbridge

Photos 

State Route I - 75

New bridge in place

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #285211

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge across the Chincoteague on Route I 75
Location
Chincoteague, Accomack County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Bascule
Also called
Chincoteague Causeway Chincoteague Channel Drawbridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.93789, -75.37187   (decimal degrees)
37°56'16" N, 75°22'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/467322/4198989 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chincoteague West
Inventory number
BH 61322 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Accomack County, Virginia (3)
American Bridge Co. (1,159)
Bascule (1,024)
Chincoteague, Virginia (3)
Deck girder (4,494)
Girder (7,950)
Have street view (22,077)
Movable (2,705)
Open (36,569)
Owned by state (13,669)
Plate girder (6,121)
Virginia (1,010)

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • February 6, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • January 22, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 28, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 11, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

Chincoteague Channel Drawbridge
Posted July 4, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

This drawbridge is newer than the previous swing now long gone. This must be the only drawbridge in the Delmarva Peninsula version of Virginia.