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Route 627 Copper Creek Bridge

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Pony Pratt Truss design bridge

This pony truss bridge is the same as two others in Scott County, VA, all of them of the Pratt design, one upstream on Copper Creek on County Road 682, and another on Big Mocassin Creek on County Road 613.

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in September 2008

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BH Photo #124966

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Copper Creek on Route 627
Location
Scott County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 107.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.65679, -82.72123   (decimal degrees)
36°39'24" N, 82°43'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/346159/4058180 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinchport
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
38
Inventory numbers
VA 16712 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33852 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
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Categories 

5-panel truss (476)
Built 1909 (724)
Built during 1900s (6,818)
Functionally obsolete (7,125)
Laced endposts (155)
One-lane traffic (7,536)
Open (38,198)
Owned by state (15,162)
Pony truss (15,718)
Pratt pony truss (3,491)
Pratt truss (8,768)
Riveted (2,053)
Scott County, Virginia (45)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,184)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,997)
Truss (31,265)
Virginia (1,107)
Wooden deck (6,000)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Corrected GPS Coordinates
  • September 21, 2008: New photos from Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com