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Harry Flood Byrd Memorial Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in October 2016

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BH Photo #371926

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam/steel plate girder bridge over James River on Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Bedford County, Virginia, and Amherst County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959
Design
Double-decker bridge with concrete tee beam upper level for vehicular traffic and deck plate girder lower level for pedestrian traffic
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 1,045.0 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
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