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Rappahannock River Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost thru truss bridge over Rappahannock River on Tapps Ford Road
Location
Fauquier County, Virginia, and Rappahannock County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; Replaced 2010
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 279.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.71927, -78.00675   (decimal degrees)
38°43'09" N, 78°00'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/760237/4289878 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Massies Corner
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
442
Inventory numbers
VA 7323 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 24, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

Comments 

Rappahannock River Bridge
Posted January 15, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Pity, because this was an 1882 Columbia Bridge Works bridge that had been relocated here in the mid 1930s according to:

http://www.virginiadot.org/vtrc/main/online_reports/pdf/76-r...

Figure 13 within the document is a picture of it.

Rappahannock River Bridge
Posted July 26, 2008, by Seth Gaines (sethgaines [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is gone. It was replaced recently with a pony truss sort of thing.