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NS - Goodwins Chapel Road Overpass

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Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2017

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BH Photo #396644

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Description 

Heavy duty pony plate girder.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Goodwins Chapel Road/East River on Railroad
Location
Mercer County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1970
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Virginian Railway (VGN)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 127.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.34768, -80.91830   (decimal degrees)
37°20'52" N, 80°55'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/507236/4133445 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakvale
Inventory number
BH 55745 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1999)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
850

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2017: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 9, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com