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Gardener's Mill Road Bridge

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Gardener's Mill Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2010

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BH Photo #162423

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Overview
Pratt Pony truss bridge over Little Reed Island Creek on Gardener's Mill Road in Hillsville
Location
Carroll County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1932
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.74000, -80.75167   (decimal degrees)
36°44'24" N, 80°45'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/522170/4066059 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodlawn
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
67
Inventory numbers
VA 4713 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33640 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 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: 20.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

5-panel truss (483)
Built 1932 (929)
Built during 1930s (11,348)
Carroll County, Virginia (16)
Lost (22,819)
Lost 2018 (155)
Lost during 2010s (2,966)
One-lane traffic (7,547)
Owned by state (15,315)
Pony truss (15,806)
Pratt pony truss (3,518)
Pratt truss (8,901)
Replaced by new bridge (15,224)
Riveted (2,112)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,723)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,043)
Truss (31,590)
Virginia (1,130)

Update Log 

  • September 30, 2018: New photo from Timothy and Joann Phillips
  • November 20, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Updated design info.
  • April 15, 2010: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matthew Ridpath
  • Timothy and Joann Phillips