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Old Murray Ford Bridge

Description 

Derelict bridge left in creek for many years after being bypassed, finally removed in 2014 due to debris buildup concerns

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Goose Creek on Murray Ford
Location
Loudoun County, Virginia
Status
Bypassed 1960s, remnants finally removed in 2014
History
Bypassed in 1960s, ruins left in the creek forming a debris dam, removed 2014
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.03863, -77.53429   (decimal degrees)
39°02'19" N, 77°32'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/280656/4324119 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95624 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,728)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,289)
Deck arch (11,955)
Lost (29,974)
Lost 2014 (397)
Lost during 2010s (3,640)
Loudoun County, Virginia (23)
Replaced by new bridge (20,393)
Virginia (1,423)

Update Log 

  • December 26, 2021: Added by Zachary S

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