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NRT - Chestnut Creek Bridge #3

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Photo taken by JR P

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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Description 

Open to pedestrians, bicycles, horses etc.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Chestnut Creek on New River Trail
Location
Carroll County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built circa 1900, rehab 1931
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.0 ft.
Total length: 135.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.0 ft.
Also called
NS-Chestnut Creek Bridge 003
New River Trail Bridge 003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.71617, -80.90936   (decimal degrees)
36°42'58" N, 80°54'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/508094/4063391 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Galax
Inventory number
BH 60133 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2021: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added categories "Stone Abutments", "Skewed"
  • March 5, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com