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Mayo Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923. Courtesy of VCU Libraries

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over James River on 14th Street in Richmond
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Alternatives, Including Demolition, Being Considered.
History
Built 1913
Builders
- Concrete-Steel Engineering Co. of New York, New York (Designer)
- I.J. Smith & Co. (Contractor)
Railroads
- Richmond & Manchester Railway
- Richmond-Henrico Railway
- Streetcar
- Virginia Electric & Power Co. (VEPCO)
- Virginia Transit Co. (VTC)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 533.2 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
James River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.53085, -77.43346   (decimal degrees)
37°31'51" N, 77°26'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/284977/4156546 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
19,537
Inventory numbers
VA 21584 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Melan arch"
  • November 24, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • November 24, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 21, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Concrete inset railing"
  • November 21, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • October 19, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • July 11, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated Various Aspects of Page

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Comments 

James River Bridge
Posted August 17, 2009, by richmonder (richmonder [at] spam [dot] la)

The map is incorrect.