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Main Street Concrete Arch Bridge

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A Luten open spandrel bridge on Main Street in Downtown Appalachia---Depot Street Arch Bridge is just past it in picture

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed

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BH Photo #177012

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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
Luten open spandrel concrete arch bridge over Callahan Creek on Main Street in Appalachia
Location
Appalachia, Wise County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926
Dimensions
Span length: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.90672, -82.78170   (decimal degrees)
36°54'24" N, 82°46'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/341270/4086006 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Appalachia
Inventory numbers
VA 19499 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33908 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 77.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
1,709

Sources 

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