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Tilley's Bridge

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View from the southwest, downstream side

Photo taken by Timothy and Joann Phillips in July 2018

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #432456

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Description 

Recent survey stakes seem to indicate that replacement or repair will be done soon to this old bridge. Inspection marks underneath document significant rust and loss of material.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over South Fork Holston River on County Road 658, Tilleys Bridge Rd.
Location
Smyth County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic, but in poor condition
History
Built 1948
Design
Steel stringer with timber deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.1 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.77555, -81.57949   (decimal degrees)
36°46'32" N, 81°34'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/448288/4070130 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82419 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,026)
Built 1948 (372)
Built during 1940s (3,854)
Continuous (2,278)
Open (38,377)
Owned by state (14,935)
Smyth County, Virginia (21)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,734)
Steel stringer (5,495)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,306)
Virginia (1,098)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2018: Added by Timothy and Joann Phillips

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