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Gilley Avenue Route 23 Bridge

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Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2011

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BH Photo #208680

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Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Powell River, South Fork on Gilley Avenue East (U.S. 23 Business, U.S. 58 Alternate) in Big Stone Gap
Location
Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934 to carry U.S. 23, switched to Business Route when U.S. 23 was switched to nearby 4-lane Orby Cantrell Highway,now also carries U.S. 58 Alternate
Builder
- Virginia Department of Highways
Design
3-span tee beams are built with slight concrete arch design
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 30.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.86503, -82.77122   (decimal degrees)
36°51'54" N, 82°46'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/342118/4081363 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Big Stone Gap
Inventory number
BH 49343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2011: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

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