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Williams Viaduct

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J.P. Bell Co. Inc.

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BH Photo #378183

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Description 

Bridge project was funded by the City of Lynchburg, as well as the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, the Norfolk & Western Railway & the Southern Railway.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over James River on 5th Street
Location
Lynchburg, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1918 caried US 29
Builder
- M.M. Elkan of Macon, Georgia
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.41891, -79.13890   (decimal degrees)
37°25'08" N, 79°08'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/664687/4142971 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2017: Updated by Luke: Corrected builder
  • February 7, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

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Williams Viaduct
Posted May 17, 2017, by Mike Rosenberger (mfrosenberger [at] gmail [dot] com)

Suggested correction: Williams Viaduct connected at 7th Street.

FYI... the bridge it replaced connected at 9th Street. The bridge that replaced the Williams Viaduct connects at 5th Street.