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Kings Highway Bridge

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Kings Highway Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2017

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BH Photo #376718

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing bridge over Nansemond River on Kings Highway in Suffolk
Location
Suffolk, Virginia
Status
Birdge was demolished in 2007
History
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1985; closed to traffic 2005; removed 2007
Design
Through truss swing bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 2,540.2 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Nansemond River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.83833, -76.55000   (decimal degrees)
36°50'18" N, 76°32'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/361790/4078059 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chuckatuck
Inventory numbers
VA 22079 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33882 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1999)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
2,880

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 16, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added links to images;
  • April 3, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was demolished in 2007

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