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New River Bridge

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Norfolk Southern RxR Bridge over the New River

Photo taken by Irma Hale in July 2011

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Description 

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over New River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Location
Narrows, Giles County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 1,270.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.33949, -80.79196   (decimal degrees)
37°20'22" N, 80°47'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/518427/4132555 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Narrows
Inventory number
BH 58275 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 18, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Approaches, spans, RR, skew, Dimensions
  • March 25, 2015: New photos from Irma Hale
  • December 16, 2014: Added by Dave King
  • October 3, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com