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Lexington Turnpike Blue Ridge Parkway Bridge

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in October 2016

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BH Photo #372001

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over US 60 on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Amherst County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 88.9 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74093, -79.30294   (decimal degrees)
37°44'27" N, 79°18'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/649525/4178427 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buena Vista
Inventory numbers
VA 15155 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33567 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1998)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 69.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
474

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 4, 2016: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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