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Blackwater River Bridge

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Blackwater River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in December 2008

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BH Photo #134318

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Blackwater River on Coles Creek Road (Route 643)
Location
Franklin County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 83.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.02000, -79.98000   (decimal degrees)
37°01'12" N, 79°58'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/590733/4097577 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boones Mill
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
123
Inventory numbers
VA 7874 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33680 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 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: 74 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

5-panel truss (584)
Built 1915 (1,265)
Built during 1910s (10,025)
Franklin County, Virginia (14)
Have street view (29,293)
Laced endposts (165)
NR-eligible (4,115)
One-lane traffic (7,931)
Open (41,014)
Owned by state (16,594)
Pony truss (17,097)
Pratt pony truss (3,990)
Pratt truss (10,420)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,681)
Structurally deficient (12,807)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,867)
Truss (36,060)
Virginia (1,389)
Wooden deck (6,178)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2018: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Wooden deck"
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 26, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

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