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Franklin Road Bridge

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Franklin Road Bridge from Reserve Avenue to the southeast

Photo taken by Chris Patriarca in January 2008

BH Photo #194685

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad & US 220 northbound exit ramp on Route 220 Business (Franklin Road)
Location
Roanoke, Virginia
Status
closed and demolished 2017
History
Built 1936
Builders
- T.A. Loving Co. of Goldsboro, North Carolina
- Virginia Bridge Co. of Roanoke, Virginia
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 546.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Route 220 Business Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25736, -79.94772   (decimal degrees)
37°15'26" N, 79°56'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/593312/4123941 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roanoke
Inventory numbers
VA 21704 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 48324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
8,688

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2017: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 18, 2017: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 17, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 26, 2015: New photo from Irma Hale
  • March 2, 2011: Updated by Chris Patriarca: Added Virginia Bridge Company

Sources 

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