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Appomattox Bridge

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Appomatox River Br

Photo taken by C Hanchey in June 2009

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BH Photo #141859

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Appomattox River on Route 24
Location
Appomattox County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Builder
- W.W. Boxley & Co. of Roanoke, Virginia
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Span length: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 33.1 ft.
Deck width: 34.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 27, 2005
Also called
Appomattox River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.38333, -78.78833   (decimal degrees)
37°22'60" N, 78°47'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/695806/4139693 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vera
Inventory numbers
VA 1567 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 42887 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 86.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,435

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King
  • May 25, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was built by W.W. Boxley and Co.
  • June 27, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Appomattox Bridge
Posted January 28, 2013, by Suzanne (rejoysz [at] embarqmail [dot] com)

My grandfather & his brother built this bridge! I have a photo of him & my grandmother standing on it. He & brother lived in Fluvanna, VA.

Appomattox River Bridge
Posted June 28, 2009, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

I'll bet there's a very interesting history behind this bridge. The balustrades tell a story and, in that respect, are reminiscent of the Tama Lincoln Highway Bridge in Tama, Iowa.