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Roaring Run Bowstring Truss Bridge

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Roaring Run Bridge

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Map 

Description 

Location is a guess; can't find SR 657; see BH 49652 for current location

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Roaring Run on SR 657
Location
Bedford County, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1977
History
Reinstalled at the Ironto Rest Area on I-81 in Montgomery County
Builder
- King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.37565, -79.42694   (decimal degrees)
37°22'32" N, 79°25'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/639277/4137706 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93872 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs