Its companion span, the twin railroad bridges, and the I-85 bridge are in the background
Photo taken by Matthew Ridpath
BH Photo #135497
- Concrete deck arch bridge over Yadkin River on US 29 South, US 70 West, and NC 150 West (formerly NC 10: the Central Highway)
- Rowan County, North Carolina, and Davidson County, North Carolina
- open to pedestrians only
- Future prospects
- Transferred to Davidson County 2015 for preservation; ground broken July 30, 2018 for park being established at bridge
- Built 1922, opened 1924, closed April 8, 2010; transferred to Davidson County ownership 2015.
- Seven open-spandrel arch spans
Four tee-beam approach spans
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 1,298.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +35.72276, -80.39155 (decimal degrees)
35°43'22" N, 80°23'30" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/555029/3953369 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
- Inventory numbers
- NC 1590046 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23313 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of April 2015)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 41 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- August 2, 2018: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Noted transfer of ownership and park construction
- February 24, 2016: New photo from Andrew Penik
- March 13, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Now open to pedestrians
- April 13, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now closed to all traffic.
- March 11, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Added Street View
- April 7, 2009: Updated by Matthew Ridpath
- March 16, 2009: New photos from Matthew Ridpath
- March 10, 2009: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Added routes US 70 and NC 150
- Matthew Ridpath
- Nathan Holth
- Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
- Alexander D. Mitchell IV
Davidson County has decided, after lengthy negotiations with NCDOT, and for the second time, to accept ownership of the bridge when NCDOT abandons it. This is probably still several years away. Davidson County will convert it to pedestrian/bicycle use.