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A & C Canal Bridge

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A&C Canal Bridge

Virginia

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #283655

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Overview
Double Swing Pony/through plate girder bridge over A & C Canal on VA-165
Location
Chesapeake, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
At risk for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1951
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.1 ft.
Total length: 237.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
North Landing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.71769, -76.10026   (decimal degrees)
36°43'04" N, 76°06'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/401740/4064119 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasant Ridge
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
26,618
Inventory numbers
VA 1826 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 47758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 92.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • May 15, 2019: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added details.
  • May 5, 2017: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 27, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 1, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 17, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 9, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "Location" and added "City"
  • January 19, 2011: Added by J.P.

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Comments 

A & C Canal Bridge
Posted May 15, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Photo of bridge and info on repairs here: https://www.wavy.com/news/local-news/chesapeake/north-landin...

This is a very unusual double swing bridge.