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Jackson River Bridge

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Jackson River Bridge

looking west

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #504015

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Jackson River on VA 60 in Clifton Forge
Location
Alleghany County, Virginia
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1925; replaced 2000
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 326.1 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.80959, -79.84325   (decimal degrees)
37°48'35" N, 79°50'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/601823/4185319 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clifton Forge
Inventory numbers
VA 939 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33563 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alleghany County, Virginia (39)
Arch (12,685)
Built 1925 (1,310)
Built during 1920s (10,285)
Deck arch (11,920)
Lost (29,205)
Lost 2000 (411)
Lost during 2000s (4,421)
Open-spandrel arch (809)
Owned by state (16,594)
Replaced by new bridge (19,842)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,468)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,557)
VA 60 (2)
Virginia (1,389)

Update Log 

  • August 23, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs