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Nottoway River Bridge

Photos 

Bridge In Context From North, Looking South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #184428

Map 

Video 

VDOT: Bridge demolition (with natural sound)

Video of this and several other beautiful bridges being imploded by VDOT. This bridge is at 1:45.

Video posted by Matthew Ridpath

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Description 

Nearly identical to the Stony Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete through arch bridge over Nottoway River on US 1
Location
Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1927 by the Hagedorn Construction Co.; demolished 1997
Builder
- Hagedorn Construction Co.
Design
Through concrete tied arch main span;
Six concrete tee beam approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 316.0 ft.
Also called
U.S. Route 1 Nottoway River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.94585, -77.73355   (decimal degrees)
36°56'45" N, 77°44'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/256581/4092357 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McKenney
Inventory number
BH 46787 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2010: Added by Matthew Ridpath

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • HAER VA-120 - U.S. Route 1 Nottoway River Bridge, U.S. Route 1 spanning Nottoway River, McKenney vicinity, Dinwiddie, VA