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Dan River Bridge

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Dan River Bridge

HAER Photo by Nick Lanier

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BH Photo #472980

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Description 

NBI lists the status as closed, but it looks pretty much abandoned, as well.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Dan River on Sr1417 (Closed)
Location
Stokes County, North Carolina
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1959 (HAER Listing says 1915)
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 122.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.53668, -80.40022   (decimal degrees)
36°32'12" N, 80°24'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/553688/4043643 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
30
Inventory number
BH 81888 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2005)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added & to Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
  • May 29, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 19, 2018: Added by Jimmy

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