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Goose Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

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Description 

This bridge was built to replace an 1889 iron through truss span that was then moved North to span Catoctin Creek on Featherbed Lane.

http://bridgehunter.com/va/loudoun/11253/

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Goose Creek on Golf Club Road (Old VA 7 Alignment)
Location
Loudoun County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
Slated for demolition.
History
Built 1932
Design
Two main Warren pony truss spans with riveted connections, and two concrete stringer approach spans, one at each end.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08555, -77.51131   (decimal degrees)
39°05'08" N, 77°30'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/282789/4329272 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Leesburg
Inventory number
BH 44291 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (7,336)
Built 1932 (760)
Built during 1930s (9,056)
Concrete stringer (331)
Doomed (961)
Loudoun County, Virginia (16)
Open to pedestrians (2,433)
Pony truss (13,537)
Truss (25,224)
Virginia (635)
Warren pony truss (2,199)
Warren truss (4,474)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • July 4, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge's future is now uncertain. May be at risk for demolition.
  • January 28, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added new information
  • March 1, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated bridge type, location, and name, and added GPS.
  • March 1, 2010: Added by Daniel McFarland

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Comments 

Goose Creek Bridge
Posted January 18, 2013, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Goose Creek Bridge
Posted March 1, 2010, by Gary H Phillips (gary [at] ghpassociates [dot] com)

This bridge is actually a Pony Truss