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Boulevard Bridge

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Map 

Description 

Crossing SB the toll for cars is 35 cents. NB crossing is free.

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over James Rv,Ns Rwy,Csx Rwy on Westover Hills Blv
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builders
- Atlantic Bridge Co. of Charlotte, North Carolina
- Atlantic Bridge Co. of Roanoke, Virginia
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 128.9 ft.
Total length: 2,032.3 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Also called
State Road 161 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.53295, -77.48331   (decimal degrees)
37°31'59" N, 77°28'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/280578/4156895 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
12,604
Inventory numbers
VA 21528 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 47768 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: design
  • November 18, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added category "Toll"
  • September 2, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Add names.
  • January 20, 2011: Added by J.P.

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Boulevard Bridge
Posted April 13, 2016, by Michael Taylor

As a local I know of yet another name for this bridge... It is called the Nickel Bridge by Richmonders, which is a reference to it's past as a toll bridge.