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James River CSX Transportation Viaduct

Photos 

Looking East as it runs toward the Triple Crossing

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2017

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BH Photo #409285

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Description 

Dimensions and spans are estimates. The western abutments are just before US 301, the eastern abutments are just past the intersection of Pear and Dock streets

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over James River/RR/many streets on CSXTRR
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901 by C&O Railway
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chesapeake & Ohio Railway (C&O; CO)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 9,346.0 ft. (1.8 mi.)
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.53412, -77.44498   (decimal degrees)
37°32'03" N, 77°26'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/283969/4156936 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Inventory number
BH 79245 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 7, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 3, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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