Rating:
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County Road 616 Wallens Creek Bridge

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An elegant, no-frills, ordinary, plain, 1930's-era Warren through truss

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in July 2010

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BH Photo #171567

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Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Wallens Creek on County Road 616
Location
Lee County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Design
Pin-connected Warren through truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Span length: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.63265, -83.17140   (decimal degrees)
36°37'58" N, 83°10'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/305858/4056318 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hubbard Springs
Inventory numbers
VA 10807 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33734 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 42.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
247

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

County Road 616 Wallens Creek Bridge
Posted December 19, 2016, by Nathan Holth (nathan [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This is a pin-connected Warren through truss. As such it likely in reality dates to the 1880s, certainly not 1932. Also looks like it might be a former railroad bridge. This is a highly significant historic bridge.