Overall in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
This single-span Pratt deck arch metal truss bridge with two T-beam concrete approach spans on either end. The truss section has an arched bottom chord, or structural element. On most Pratt bridges, one drives between the supporting trusses that carry the road deck on their bottom chords. Here, the road deck is on top of the arched trusses. Arch spans are suitable for locations with relatively high crossings and solid rock foundations like the crossing here at Overall. They are rarely used at sites with low banks and alluvial soil.
The main span of the bridge is about 123 feet long, and the total
Because of its historical significance, Bridge No. 1990 was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 15, 2008.
Location. 38° 48.339′ N, 78° 20.948′ W. Marker is in Overall, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is at the intersection of Stonewall Jackson Highway (U.S. 340) and Overall Road, on the right when traveling north on Stonewall Jackson Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rileyville VA 22650, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Historic Page Valley (here, next to this marker); Battle of Milford (here, next to this marker); Warren County / Page County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Asbury Chapel (approx. 7.6 miles away); Indian Old Fields (approx. 8 miles away); The Massanutten When Pig Iron was King (approx. 8.4 miles away); Piedmont (approx. 9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Overall.
Also see . . . Page County Bridge No. 1990. (PDF) National Register documentation for the bridge. (Submitted on October 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 561 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.