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Portsmouth Boulevard Seaboard System Railroad Bridge

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Looking West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2018

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BH Photo #426409

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Portsmouth Blvd on SBDRR
Location
Suffolk, Virginia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1963
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 206.0 ft.
Total length: 253.4 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.74027, -76.55950   (decimal degrees)
36°44'25" N, 76°33'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/360766/4067193 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81417 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2018: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 29, 2018: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com