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Hodges Ferry Bridge

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Hodges Ferry Bridge

Owned by Chesapeake

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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BH Photo #286984

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Western Branch Elizabeth River on State Route 337 Portsmouth Boulevard
Location
Chesapeake, Virginia, and Portsmouth, Virginia
Status
Replaced
History
Built 1929
Builder
- Keller & Harrington of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.82355, -76.39808   (decimal degrees)
36°49'25" N, 76°23'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/375313/4076210 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bowers Hill
Inventory number
BH 61590 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,031)
Built 1929 (933)
Built during 1920s (9,212)
Chesapeake, Virginia (21)
Deck girder (4,861)
Girder (8,732)
Keller & Harrington (11)
Movable (2,779)
Open (37,749)
Owned by city (4,757)
Portsmouth, Virginia (7)
Scherzer-type rolling lift (69)
Virginia (1,081)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 3, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler