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James River Bridge (Old)

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James River Bridge

The James River Bridge at U.S. Route 17, U.S. Route 258, and State Route 32 (1929).

Virginia Department of Transportation

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

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BH Photo #315201

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over James River on US 17
Location
Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928; Replaced 1982
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.99020, -76.48420   (decimal degrees)
36°59'25" N, 76°29'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/367920/4094814 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport News South
Inventory number
BH 65893 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1928 (1,063)
Built during 1920s (8,924)
Isle of Wight County, Virginia (3)
Lost (19,103)
Lost 1982 (86)
Lost during 1980s (1,062)
Movable (2,730)
Replaced by new bridge (12,668)
Through truss (12,998)
Truss (29,641)
Vertical lift (412)
Virginia (1,030)

Update Log 

  • January 9, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 7, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 7, 2015: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler