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James River Bridge

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James River Bridge

Newport News VA

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #268024

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Overview
Vertical lift bridge over James River on US 17 in Newport News
Location
Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1980
Design
Vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 415.0 ft.
Total length: 23,201.3 ft. (4.4 mi.)
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.01333, -76.45833   (decimal degrees)
37°00'48" N, 76°27'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/370262/4097345 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport News North
Inventory numbers
VA 10364 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33720 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
27,909

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • February 6, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • October 7, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 29, 2012: New Street View added by Frank Hicks

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