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Roanoke River Bridge

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Roanoke River Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #497885

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback swing truss bridge over Roanoke River on US 17
Location
Bertie County, North Carolina, and Martin County, North Carolina
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1937
Design
Camelback Swing truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.85989, -77.03971   (decimal degrees)
35°51'36" N, 77°02'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/315828/3970329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Williamston
Inventory number
BH 66525 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bertie County, North Carolina (11)
Built 1937 (814)
Built during 1930s (11,815)
Camelback truss (378)
Lost (25,492)
Martin County, North Carolina (4)
Movable (3,018)
North Carolina (975)
Owned by state (16,132)
Swing (1,485)
Through truss (15,327)
Truss (33,215)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 6, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added county for this county line bridge.
  • May 5, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • May 5, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 16, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

Roanoke River Bridge
Posted May 6, 2021, by Luke

The city is also not the bridge.

Roanoke River Bridge
Posted May 6, 2021, by Tom Hoffman

Williamston is in Martin County, not Bertie County.