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Old Hales Ford Bridge

Map 

Description 

Bridge inundated with completion of Smith Mountain Dam in 1963.

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Roanoke River
Location
Franklin County, Virginia, and Bedford County, Virginia
Status
Inundated
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.14690, -79.66735   (decimal degrees)
37°08'49" N, 79°40'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/618348/4112000 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Goodview
Inventory number
BH 53067 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2013: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Other Location"
  • August 6, 2012: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

Comments 

Old Hales Ford Bridge
Posted May 21, 2014, by Chris Knight

Sonar image of the bridge intact was found here: http://www.thefranklinnewspost.com/article.cfm?ID=14908