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Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 1

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Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2017

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BH Photo #379793

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Street View 

    Description 

    Dimensions are estimates. Bridge No.1 is the southernmost of the five crossings here.

    Facts 

    Overview
    Slab bridge over Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
    Location
    Roanoke, Virginia
    Status
    Open to traffic
    Railroads
    - Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
    - Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
    Design
    Slab
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
    Total length: 40.0 ft.
    Deck width: 35.0 ft.
    Also called
    Boulevard Street SW Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No.1
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +37.27843, -79.97685   (decimal degrees)
    37°16'42" N, 79°58'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    17/590704/4126251 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Roanoke
    Inventory number
    BH 69741 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Update Log 

    • February 22, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
    • November 17, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

    Sources 

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