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Nelson Street Viaduct

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #188461

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Varner Lane on US 60 (E. Nelson Street) in Lexington
Location
Lexington, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Design
Continuous steel deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 287.1 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.78311, -79.44146   (decimal degrees)
37°46'59" N, 79°26'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/637241/4182895 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lexington
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
15,000
Inventory numbers
VA 20481 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 47105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.3 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1938 (796)
Built during 1930s (10,865)
Continuous (2,121)
Deck girder (4,828)
Girder (8,662)
Have street view (24,146)
Lexington, Virginia (6)
Open (37,591)
Owned by city (4,731)
Plate girder (6,626)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,236)
Structurally deficient (17,792)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,760)
Virginia (1,085)

Update Log 

  • November 26, 2010: New photos from James Baughn
  • November 25, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com