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Potterfield Bridge

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Looking East. Potterfield bridge in front of Manchester Bridge (middle), Pier from Old Belle Island Bridge (lower)

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in November 2017

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BH Photo #409942

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Description 

Dimensions and span count are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over James River on Pedestrian path
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built on the 116 year old levy piers that powered the countries first street car system
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 1,741.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
T Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge
TTPMB
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.53177, -77.44528   (decimal degrees)
37°31'54" N, 77°26'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/283935/4156675 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Inventory number
BH 78593 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2017: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 5, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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