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Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge

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Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge

Photo taken by Irma Hale in July 2011

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BH Photo #319695

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    Facts 

    Overview
    Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dismal Swamp Canal on US ROUTE 17
    Location
    Chesapeake, Virginia
    Status
    Open to traffic
    History
    Built 1933
    Builder
    - Harrington & Cortelyou
    Design
    Pony/through plate girder
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
    Total length: 129.9 ft.
    Deck width: 20.0 ft.
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +36.74099, -76.34502   (decimal degrees)
    36°44'28" N, 76°20'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    18/379917/4066983 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Deep Creek
    Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
    27,000
    Inventory numbers
    VA 1818 (Virginia bridge number)
    BH 47759 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of September 2016)
    Overall condition: Fair
    Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
    Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
    Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
    Sufficiency rating: 43.9 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • February 6, 2019: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Harrington & Cortelyou"
    • May 5, 2018: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
    • April 29, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: corrected date
    • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • March 30, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
    • March 27, 2015: New photos from Irma Hale
    • September 9, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "Location" and added "City"
    • January 19, 2011: Added by J.P.

    Sources 

    • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
    • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
    • Douglas Butler
    • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

    Comments 

    Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge
    Posted February 6, 2019, by Wallace Johnson (wdj34 [at] msn [dot] com)

    Hmm... it looks Like this Bridge Will Be Gone Soon

    Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge
    Posted February 27, 2016, by Margot
    Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge
    Posted February 27, 2016, by Margot

    Looks like we're going to lose this one. Took me a minute to find it here, as it's actually called the Deep Creek AIW Bridge.

    http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/government/City-Departments/...