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NS Railroad Bridge

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Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2017

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Description 

Originally a Stone arch that was widened with a concrete arch. Length and span are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Lurich Road on NS Railroad in Glen Lyn
Location
Giles County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built pre 1919 widened 1919
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 18.0 ft.
Total length: 22.0 ft.
Deck width: 63.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.37494, -80.84483   (decimal degrees)
37°22'30" N, 80°50'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/513738/4136477 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Narrows
Inventory numbers
VA 8443 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33692 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
239

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 18, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Design, description, dimensions

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

NS Railroad Bridge
Posted July 13, 2017, by mike huff

Can anyone build this today.