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Kerr's Crossing Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken Nov. 2006 by Kevin M. Byrne

BH Photo #108972

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Christians Creek on Route 907
Location
Augusta County, Virginia
Status
One lane bridge
History
Built 1899 by the Brackett Bridge Co.; closed to traffic 2010
Builder
- Brackett Bridge Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Christians Creek Route 907 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.19214, -78.93490   (decimal degrees)
38°11'32" N, 78°56'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/680845/4229149 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Defiance
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
79
Inventory numbers
VA 2398 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33583 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (7,194)
Augusta County, Virginia (25)
Brackett Bridge Co. (23)
Built 1899 (383)
Built during 1890s (2,873)
NR-eligible (4,026)
One-lane traffic (7,547)
Open (38,959)
Owned by state (15,503)
Pin-connected (3,815)
Pony truss (15,896)
Pratt pony truss (3,546)
Pratt truss (9,017)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,297)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,439)
Truss (31,935)
Virginia (1,168)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 30, 2018: Updated by Evan Stone: Revised misleading status of bridge closure
  • May 25, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was built in1899 by the Brackett Bridge Co.
  • February 1, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This truss bridge has been damaged by a car and closed.
  • December 4, 2006: Posted photo from Kevin M. Byrne

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