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NS - New River Bridge

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RR bridge at Sunset on the New River (Radford, Virginia)

Photo taken by jonmac33

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #262113

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Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Hazel Hollow Road 626 on NS Railroad in Fairlawn
Location
New River, Pulaski County, Virginia, and Radford, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Railroads
- Atlantic, Mississippi, & Ohio Railroad (AM&O)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Virginia and Tennessee Railroad
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 600.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.13413, -80.58313   (decimal degrees)
37°08'03" N, 80°34'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/537026/4109833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Radford North
Inventory numbers
VA 14557 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
1,262

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2017: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 20, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Crrected GPS, added cities
  • August 11, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 20, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Bridge is also in Radford, VA.

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • Virginia Tech Imagebase - Second photo on top row, from 1886
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com