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NS-Tardy Mountain Road Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2017

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BH Photo #402063

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Many of the bridges along this subsection of track have been turned over to the State of Virginia, which is in the process of replacing them. Four of the seven I visited have already been replaced or rehabed

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Tardy Mountain Rd on NSRR
Location
Campbell County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932 posted for load 9 tons
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Skew angle
10 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.18424, -79.29725   (decimal degrees)
37°11'03" N, 79°17'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/651144/4116668 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lynch Station
Inventory number
BH 78274 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,274)
Built 1932 (895)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Campbell County, Virginia (29)
Have street view (22,581)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,445)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,893)
Owned by state (13,897)
Railroad (13,232)
Skewed (4,717)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Steel stringer (4,841)
Tall Bridges (316)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)
Virginia (1,035)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 11, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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