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Love Town Road Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Aarons Creek on Love Town Road
Location
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1912
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.62833, -78.70833   (decimal degrees)
36°37'42" N, 78°42'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/704907/4056089 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buffalo Springs
Inventory numbers
VA 11951 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33755 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2006)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
134

Categories 

Built 1912 (729)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
Lost (18,688)
Mecklenburg County, Virginia (8)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Owned by state (13,695)
Pony truss (15,050)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,443)
Virginia (1,006)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: updated status

Sources 

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