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Blackwater Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in January 2017

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BH Photo #377052

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Blackwater Creek on US 221 in Lynchburg
Location
Lynchburg, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Span length: 98.1 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.40167, -79.18333   (decimal degrees)
37°24'06" N, 79°10'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/660792/4140980 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lynchburg
Inventory numbers
VA 20556 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33891 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
13,290

Categories 

Arch (11,197)
Built 1935 (1,650)
Built during 1930s (10,583)
Deck arch (10,436)
Lynchburg, Virginia (32)
Open (36,590)
Owned by city (4,491)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,944)
US 221 (4)
Virginia (1,010)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Blackwater Creek Bridge
Posted February 7, 2013, by Teresa (gunter_t [at] lynchburg [dot] edu)

Who is the architect of Blackwater Creek Bridge, and is its' existence a result of New Deal projects. Was this bridge constructed with the help of CCC or WPA labor?

Blackwater Creek Bridge
Posted November 5, 2012, by a'kira yuille (jenniferhumbles [at] aol [dot] com)

tell people who built the blackwater creek bridge