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New River Bridge

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VA 94 New River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in December 2008

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Overview
Five-span Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over New River on VA 94
Location
Grayson County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927; demolished 2011
Builder
- Roanoke Iron & Bridge Works of Roanoke, Virginia
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 912.1 ft.
Deck width: 23.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.64667, -80.97833   (decimal degrees)
36°38'48" N, 80°58'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/501936/4055677 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Galax
Inventory numbers
VA 8776 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33702 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is being replaced and demolished by VDOT.
  • February 28, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

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Comments 

New River Bridge
Posted April 24, 2012, by Ben Tate (benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Never mind. This article from July 2011 stated that it was already being dismantled and should be gone in a few months. I'm guessing it's completely gone by now.

http://www.independencedeclaration.com/content/teamwork-play...

New River Bridge
Posted April 24, 2012, by Ben Tate (benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

http://binged.it/I8effE

This link shows the replacement bridge being built. Does anyone know if the old bridge has been demolished yet?