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Bluestone River Bridge

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Route 717 Bluestone River Pony Truss

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2010

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BH Photo #161649

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Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Bluestone River on Route 717
Location
Tazewell County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 71.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.27167, -81.30500   (decimal degrees)
37°16'18" N, 81°18'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/472959/4125053 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bramwell
Inventory numbers
VA 18657 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
113

Categories 

Built 1912 (735)
Built during 1910s (8,806)
Functionally obsolete (8,050)
Have street view (22,572)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,892)
Owned by state (13,897)
Pony truss (15,083)
Riveted (1,910)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,014)
Tazewell County, Virginia (11)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,525)
Truss (29,548)
Virginia (1,035)
Warren pony truss (2,956)
Warren truss (5,825)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Updated design info.
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • April 9, 2010: New photos from C Hanchey

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