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NWS Yorktown Ammunition Pier Lift Bridge

Photos 

Yorktown Naval Station Bridge VA

Photo taken by Waymarking Moving bridges

BH Photo #424528

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over York River on York Naval
Location
York County, Virginia, and Gloucester County, Virginia
Status
Open to authorized vehicles only
History
Built 1963
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
Yorktown Naval Station Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.25724, -76.53508   (decimal degrees)
37°15'26" N, 76°32'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/363871/4124513 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder per forum comment
  • April 19, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 18, 2018: New Street View added by Luke
  • April 18, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 17, 2018: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

NWS Yorktown Ammunition Pier Lift Bridge
Posted July 21, 2018, by Fred Lindenberg (linden1000 [at] aol [dot] com)

I worked on this bridge for a short time as a field engineer with American Bridge Company in 1963...Mack Oliver was the job superintendent