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James River Blue Ridge Parkway Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in October 2016

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BH Photo #371926

Map 

Street View 

Description 

There is also a steel deck girder pedestrian bridge that travels under the road bridge on the same pilings.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over James River on Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Bedford County, Virginia, and Amherst County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959
Design
Tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 1,045.0 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
Also called
Harry Flood Byrd Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.55534, -79.36708   (decimal degrees)
37°33'19" N, 79°22'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/644232/4157734 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Big Island
Inventory numbers
5140016P0000000
BH 74660 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 5, 2016: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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