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South Quay Road Bridge

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South Quay road bridge

Virginia

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #283864

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Overview
Through Warren truss swing bridge over Blackwater River on Southquay Road in Suffolk
Location
Southampton County, Virginia, and Suffolk, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
The bridge is currently being replaced. The scheduled completion date is mid-2023.

For more information, visit: https://www.virginiadot.org/projects/hamptonroads/south_quay...

History
Built 1940
Design
Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 166.0 ft.
Total length: 437.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.62577, -76.89391   (decimal degrees)
36°37'33" N, 76°53'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/330656/4055028 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Franklin
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,567
Inventory numbers
VA 17755 (Virginia bridge number)
BH 33873 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 12.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2021: Updated by Evan Stone: Bridge Status Update. OPEN to CLOSED, BEING REPLACED.
  • June 19, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 4, 2018: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Steel grate deck"
  • May 3, 2018: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 7, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: County, spelling
  • September 10, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 19, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Evan Stone

Comments 

South Quay Road Bridge
Posted December 26, 2018, by wallace Johnson (katemimmimftlaltsupermarioftw [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hmm... it looks like this bridge will be replaced soon!

South Quay Road Bridge
Posted October 17, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

It looks like this bridge is no longer operating.

South Quay Road Bridge
Posted October 17, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

It looks like this bridge is no longer operating.