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Middle Fork Holston River Bridge

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Marion Va 1885 Pratt Truss Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2010

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BH Photo #161638

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Fork Holston River on E. Chilhowie Street
Location
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia
Status
Closed to traffic pending repairs to damaged endpost caused by drunk driver.
History
Built 1885 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2005
Builder
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.83826, -81.51541   (decimal degrees)
36°50'18" N, 81°30'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/454043/4077054 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marion
Inventory numbers
VA 20608 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33868 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2009)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
1,414

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • October 7, 2012: Photo imported by Ben Tate
  • July 20, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is closed but should be repaired.
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • April 9, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Built by the King Iron Bridge Co.

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Middle Fork Holston River Bridge
Posted July 22, 2010, by Todd (mrwalk08 [at] aol [dot] com)

I hope there is a bill for the repair sent to the idiot who hit the bridge.