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Page County Bridge No. 1990

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Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 22, 2017

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
US-340 (Abandoned Alignment) Over Overall Run
Location
Rural: Page County, Virginia and Warren County, Virginia: United States
Structure Type
Metal 8 Panel Three-Hinged Solid Ribbed Spandrel Braced Deck Arch, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete T-Beam, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1938 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown and Engineer/Design: Virginia State Highway Commission

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
123 Feet (37 Meters)
Structure Length
245 Feet (75 Meters)
Roadway Width
23 Feet (7.01 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 4 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
13087

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This bridge was replaced in 2008, and initially the bridge was simply abandoned intact next to the replacement bridge. A few years later, the deck and approach spans were demolished. However, the main span was left standing, and it even appears that portion was repainted at this time. As such, the bridge was preserved in part as a non-functional monument. Interpretive signage is in place as well.

The original plans for this bridge call the bridge an "arch truss span" and the interpretive signage places emphasis on the "truss" part of this description, calling it a "Pratt deck arch metal truss span" however this description is a bit misleading. Modern nomenclature would classify this bridge as a spandrel-braced arch bridge, rather than a truss arch bridge. The spandrel braces are the members that make the bridge look like a truss bridge. However, the presence of a crown hinge at the center of the span, and angled skewback bearings suggest that there is more "arch" to this bridge than "truss." To HistoricBridges.org this appears to be a three hinged arch bridge.

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