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Beaverdam Creek Bridge, Water Street

Photos 

Photo taken by Timothy and Joann Phillips in September 2018

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #435520

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Description 

This old bridge helps lend an historic atmosphere to a quaint mountain town that thrives on bicycle shuttles up and down the Creeper Trail, a rails-to-trails project, Appalachian Trail Hikers and other tourists who can really appreciate it.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Beaverdam Creek on Water Street
Location
Damascus, Washington County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1932; reconstructed 1977
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.63153, -81.79020   (decimal degrees)
36°37'54" N, 81°47'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/429352/4054288 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83012 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,398)
Built 1932 (893)
Built during 1930s (10,893)
Damascus, Virginia (3)
Open (37,739)
Owned by state (14,486)
Steel stringer (5,268)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,726)
Virginia (1,081)
Washington County, Virginia (25)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2018: Added by Timothy and Joann Phillips

Sources 

  • Timothy and Joann Phillips