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Depot Street Concrete Arch Bridge

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Photo taken by Calvin Sneed

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BH Photo #177048

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Description 

One of two Luten Arch open spandrel bridges, standing perpenicular to each other, both spanning Callahan Creek east of downtown Appalachia.

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Callahan Branch on Depot Street in Appalachia
Location
Appalachia, Wise County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926
Builder
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Although Luten arches are intact, historic northside railing on bridge was replaced.
Dimensions
Span length: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.90631, -82.78117   (decimal degrees)
36°54'23" N, 82°46'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/341316/4085960 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Appalachia
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,086
Inventory numbers
VA 19338 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33909 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.8 (out of 100)
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Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com