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Pamlico River Bridge

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Pamlico River Bridge

Washington NC

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #282906

Description 

Truss was replaced in 1966 with a deck girder swing.

Facts 

Overview
Swing truss bridge replaced with deck girder swing over Pamlico River on US 17 in Washington
Location
Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928, replaced with another swing 1966
Design
Swing truss and tee beam approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 1,223.2 ft.
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.54306, -77.06139   (decimal degrees)
35°32'35" N, 77°03'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/313132/3935223 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
12,000
Inventory numbers
NC 130025 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23220 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2022: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 6, 2021: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: design, description
  • January 12, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 5, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • April 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Added Street View and design information.

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • Douglas Butler
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com