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NS - Roanoke River Bridge No 3

Photos 

Norfolk Southern RR Bridge

Photo taken by Panoramio user G Day

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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BH Photo #267616

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River & SW River Road on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Location
Roanoke County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 380.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.24187, -80.14450   (decimal degrees)
37°14'31" N, 80°08'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/575878/4122046 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elliston
Inventory numbers
VA 15040 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 58269 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1932 (889)
Built during 1930s (10,704)
Curved (396)
Deck girder (4,766)
Girder (8,493)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,486)
Open (36,953)
Owned by railroad (10,320)
Plate girder (6,517)
Railroad (13,687)
Roanoke County, Virginia (17)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,924)
Steel Trestle (151)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,702)
Virginia (1,039)

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added categories "Curved", "Steel Trestle"
  • October 2, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com