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Franklin Road Roanoke River Bridge

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2017

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BH Photo #378964

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Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Roanoke River on Franklin Road
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.6 ft.
Total length: 256.2 ft.
Deck width: 39.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25539, -79.94948   (decimal degrees)
37°15'19" N, 79°56'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/593159/4123721 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roanoke
Inventory numbers
VA 21705 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 75521 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 52.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
8,688

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 16, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Changed status
  • February 7, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

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Franklin Road Roanoke River Bridge
Posted February 16, 2017, by Royce and Bobette Haley (roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I have changed this status back to open. I do not know if they are going to take it down but as of 2/17/2017 it remains open with no work being done on it.

Royce