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NS Colchester Road Overpass

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Colchester Road on the Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Fairfax County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 14.1 ft.
Total length: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79000, -77.36230   (decimal degrees)
38°47'24" N, 77°21'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/294828/4296123 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairfax
Inventory numbers
VA 6681 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33660 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"

Sources 

  • Wikipedia - Urban legend regarding this overpass

Comments 

Colchester Road Bridge
Posted November 8, 2012, by K. A. Erickson

Through a series of unrelated searches I came across an investigation by paranormal reality Tee Vee group about this railroad overpass. Dubbed one of the "Scariest Places on Earth". If you see any deranged Easter Bunnies running around ... it's probably not Ralphie from A Christmas Story.