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Chincoteague Channel Drawbridge (Older)

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Chincoteague Channel Bridge (Old)

Replaced with a bascule bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #293760

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Chincoteague Channel on Virginia Route 175
Location
Chincoteague, Accomack County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922; Replaced 1940
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.93873, -75.37332   (decimal degrees)
37°56'19" N, 75°22'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/467196/4199082 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chincoteague East
Inventory number
BH 62931 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Accomack County, Virginia (8)
Chincoteague, Virginia (3)
Lost (28,382)
Lost 1940 (77)
Lost during 1940s (484)
Movable (3,114)
Owned by state (16,548)
Replaced by new bridge (19,300)
Swing (1,561)
Through truss (16,708)
Truss (35,374)
Virginia (1,381)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 26, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 26, 2016: Updated by Luke: Corrected entry
  • September 7, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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