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Varina-Enon Bridge

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Photo taken by the Virginia Department of Transportation

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Description 

Cable-stayed bridge carrying I-295 across the James River.

"I-295 Varina-Enon Bridge features the world's first use of precast concrete delta frames for construction of its 630' cable-stayed main span."

- Figg Engineering Group page for this bridge (Link in sources section)

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over James River on I-295
Location
Henrico County, Virginia, and Chesterfield County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1990
Builder
- FIGG Engineering Group of Tallahassee, Florida (Designer)
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 630.0 ft.
Total length: 4,686.3 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Deck width: 108.9 ft.
Also called
I-295 James River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.37989, -77.34647   (decimal degrees)
37°22'48" N, 77°20'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/292247/4139600 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dutch Gap
Inventory numbers
VA 10007 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 58106 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 67.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
34,861

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 6, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • September 22, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added designer, noted notability
  • September 22, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

Sources 

  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Varina-Enon Bridge
Posted September 22, 2013, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

According to the designer (FIGG Engineering Group), this bridge was the first in the world to use precast Delta frames.