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NRT - Big Reed Island Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Reed Island Creek on New River Trail State Park
Location
Pulaski County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians, bicycles, horses
History
Built ca. 1883, rehabed in 1931, at least 1 pier replaced 1950
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.93339, -80.74947   (decimal degrees)
36°56'00" N, 80°44'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/522310/4087512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hiwassee
Inventory number
BH 58464 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2021: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: approach,date,spans,skewed,riveted,horse
  • January 24, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: corrected waterway
  • October 17, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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