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CSX - Appomattox River Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2017

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BH Photo #389043

Map 

Description 

Dimensions and spans are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Appomattox River on CSX Railroad
Location
Ettrick, Petersburg, Virginia, and Chesterfield County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,242.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
ACL - Appomattox River Bridge
SCL - Appomattox River Bridge
SBD - Appomattox River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.22572, -77.43270   (decimal degrees)
37°13'33" N, 77°25'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/284171/4122684 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Petersburg
Inventory number
BH 65883 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 30, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added date,builder, est dimensions, spans

Sources 

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

Comments 

CSX - Appomattox River Bridge
Posted August 30, 2017, by Kerstin (KerstinDarling [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hello, just wondering if anyone knows the height of this bridge as its crosses the river.