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Robert E. Lee Memorial Bridge

Photos 

Belle Isle Pedestrian Bridge and Robert E Lee Memorial Bridge

Photo taken by Irma Hale in June 2011

BH Photo #318856

Map 

Description 

The suspension bridge is suspended from the underside of the US 1 Robert E. Lee Bridge and provides pedestrian and bicycle access to Belle Isle from Richmond.

Facts 

Overview
Precast concrete stringer bridge over James River on pedestrian and bicycle pathway
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1989; Pedestrian walkway installed 1991
Design
Precast concrete stringer
Underslung suspension footbridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.53394, -77.44937   (decimal degrees)
37°32'02" N, 77°26'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/283580/4156926 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Inventory number
BH 63745 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,274)
Built 1989 (66)
Built during 1980s (548)
Concrete stringer (618)
Modern (1,715)
Open (36,894)
Richmond, Virginia (47)
Suspension (609)
Virginia (1,035)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 20, 2015: New photo from Irma Hale
  • October 20, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net