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Burks Fork Creek Bridge

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Burks Fork Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2010

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BH Photo #162432

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Overview
Pratt Pony truss bridge over Burks Fork Creek on Mt. Hedron Road (Route 626)
Location
Floyd County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.80667, -80.53833   (decimal degrees)
36°48'24" N, 80°32'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/541181/4073525 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dugspur
Inventory numbers
VA 7536 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33675 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 30.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
55

Categories 

4-panel truss (257)
Built 1932 (883)
Built during 1930s (10,553)
Floyd County, Virginia (4)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,534)
Owned by state (13,650)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,017)
Riveted (1,875)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,891)
Structurally deficient (18,414)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,437)
Virginia (1,010)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Updated design info.
  • April 15, 2010: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matthew Ridpath