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Jackson River Bridge

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US 60 Jackson River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in December 2008

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BH Photo #134240

Street View 

Description 

Contract price was $70,725.85

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Jackson River on US 60 in Covington
Location
Alleghany County, Virginia, and Covington, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Builder
- T.A. Loving Co. of Goldsboro, North Carolina (Contractor)
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 134.8 ft.
Total length: 394.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Also called
Corporal Michael F. Folland Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.79473, -79.99626   (decimal degrees)
37°47'41" N, 79°59'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/588371/4183514 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Covington
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,014
Inventory numbers
VA 938 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33562 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 52.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2022: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added builder per personal communication with company which is still in business.
  • October 13, 2014: New photo from Irma Hale
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 25, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

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Comments 

Jackson River Bridge
Posted May 11, 2022, by David Philyaw (dphilyaw [at] taloving [dot] com)

T. A. Loving Company built the Jackson River Bridge. Original contract amount was approximately $71,000. We are still in business and still building bridges.