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Pembroke Bridge

Pembroke Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 21, 2018

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
River Road (VA-623) Over New River
Location
Rural: Giles County, Virginia: United States
Structure Type
Metal 12 Panel Pin-Connected Pennsylvania Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 3 Panel Rivet-Connected Queenpost Deck Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1916 By Builder/Contractor: Virginia Bridge and Iron Company of Roanoke, Virginia

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
208 Feet (63 Meters)
Structure Length
792 Feet (241 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bypassed by a new bridge and abandoned in 1996, this bridge is noted for its length and variety of span types. From west to east the bridge consists of through plate girder spans over railroad, stringer approach spans, rivet-connected Queenpost deck truss span, two main pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss spans, pin-connected Camelback through truss span, and lastly there were originally some rivet-connected Queenpost pony truss approach spans, but these have been demolished.

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