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Linville Creek Bridge

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General View, Looking South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Thacher truss bridge over Linville Creek on VA 1421 in Broadway
Location
Rockingham County, Virginia
Status
Bypassed and preserved for pedestrians only
History
Built 1898
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
8-panel Thacher through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 136.2 ft.
Total length: 136.2 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.60611, -78.80319   (decimal degrees)
38°36'22" N, 78°48'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/691285/4275355 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Broadway
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78003042 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
VA 16268 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33838 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 13.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
635

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge bypass is complete, per aerial imagry.
  • June 24, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: added NRHP info
  • January 7, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: This is a Thacher truss

Sources 

  • HAER VA-97 - Linville Creek Bridge, Spanning Linville Creek at State Route 1421, Broadway vicinity, Rockingham County, VA
  • Matthew Ridpath
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Linville Creek Bridge
Posted February 5, 2012, by J.P.

Ladies and Gents we have one for the Good guy's as Virgina will preserve this bridge as pedestrian bridge.

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