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Jefferson Street Bridge

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Looking north towards downtown Roanoke from the western sidewalk

Photo taken by Chris Patriarca in December 0000

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BH Photo #194390

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over N&S Railroad Yard on Jefferson Street in Roanoke
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926
Builders
- Ambrose R. West (Engineers)
- Benjamin H. Davis of New York City, New York (Engineers)
- R.C. Churchill Co. Inc. (Contractor)
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Virginian Railway (VGN)
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 379.9 ft.
Deck width: 38.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25903, -79.94159   (decimal degrees)
37°15'32" N, 79°56'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/593854/4124132 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roanoke
Inventory numbers
VA 21597 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33822 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 60.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
13,967

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2017: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 21, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 29, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added category "Norfolk Southern Railway"
  • March 26, 2015: New photos from Irma Hale
  • February 27, 2011: New photo from Chris Patriarca
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

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