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V.E.S. Road Bridge

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V.E.S. Road Bridge

1985 view during fill in

Photo from The News & Advance

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #462725

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Pigeon Creek on V.E.S. Road
Location
Lynchburg, Virginia
Status
Replaced by fill and culvert
History
Built 1931
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Total length: 325.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.44820, -79.18910   (decimal degrees)
37°26'54" N, 79°11'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/660183/4146133 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87544 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,869)
Built 1931 (887)
Built during 1930s (11,489)
Deck arch (11,115)
Lost (23,710)
Lost 1985 (123)
Lost during 1980s (1,315)
Lynchburg, Virginia (38)
Open-spandrel arch (735)
Replaced by new bridge (15,838)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,120)
Virginia (1,184)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs