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Knightly Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken Nov. 2006 by Kevin M. Byrne

BH Photo #108979

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Middle River on Route 778
Location
Augusta County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915 by the Champion Bridge Co.
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 10-panel Camelback Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 182.1 ft.
Total length: 182.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Middle River Route 778 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.23015, -78.92605   (decimal degrees)
38°13'49" N, 78°55'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/681526/4233385 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Defiance
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
292
Inventory numbers
VA 2320 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33591 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 30, 2018: New photo from Evan Stone
  • June 28, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is known as the Knightly Bridge
  • December 4, 2006: Posted photos from Kevin M. Byrne

Sources 

  • Kevin M. Byrne - dcfireman [at] comcast [dot] net
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER VA-100 - Knightly Bridge, Spanning Middle River at State Route 778, Knightly vicinity, Augusta, VA
  • Evan Stone

Comments 

Knightly Bridge
Posted February 24, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge was repainted without sandblasting using unique methods. Details on the project here. http://www.termarust.com/resources/DOT.php