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Walnut Street Bridge

Photos 

Walnut Street Bridge from Williamson Road

Photo taken by Chris Patriarca in March 2008

BH Photo #194700

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over N&W Railroad on VA 116 in Roanoke
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928; resurfaced in 2009.
Builder
- R.C. Churchill Co. Inc.
Railroad
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
Design
Open spandrel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 176.8 ft.
Total length: 887.2 ft.
Also called
N&W Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.26005, -79.93995   (decimal degrees)
37°15'36" N, 79°56'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/593998/4124247 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roanoke
Inventory numbers
VA 21688 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33823 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 34.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5,444

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2017: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 3, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 2, 2011: Updated by Chris Patriarca: Updated construction date based on plaque on the span
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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