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W&L Pedestrian Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #188472

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over US 60 (W. Nelson Street) at Washington & Lee University
Location
Lexington, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1937 as a railroad overpass
Railroads
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Also called
C&O - US60 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.78714, -79.44698   (decimal degrees)
37°47'14" N, 79°26'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/636748/4183334 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lexington
Inventory numbers
VA 20482 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 47107 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
5,057

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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