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9th Street Bridge

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9th Street Pony Truss

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2010

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BH Photo #161790

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Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Roanoke River on 9th Street in Roanoke
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1943
Design
Three riveted Pratt pony truss spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 200.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25333, -79.92500   (decimal degrees)
37°15'12" N, 79°55'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/595332/4123517 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roanoke
Inventory numbers
VA 21656 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 81.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
6,396

Categories 

5-panel truss (453)
Built 1943 (98)
Built during 1940s (3,612)
Have street view (22,574)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 2014 (232)
Lost during 2010s (2,078)
Owned by city (4,547)
Pony truss (15,083)
Pratt pony truss (3,199)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Riveted (1,910)
Roanoke, Virginia (36)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,014)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,813)
Truss (29,548)
Virginia (1,035)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: status
  • December 17, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • November 4, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Updated design specifics
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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