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Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge

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Overview
Pony plate girder bascule bridge over Dismal Swamp Canal on US 17 Business
Location
Chesapeake, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 129.6 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.74107, -76.34488   (decimal degrees)
36°44'28" N, 76°20'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/379930/4066992 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
VA 1818 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 69298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 43.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
27,000

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: County, City
  • August 6, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 22, 2015: Added by Elliott Johnson

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com