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Colonial Parkway, Halfway Creek Bridge, Spanning Halfway Creek at Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, York County, VA



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Halfway Creek at Colonial Parkway, Yorktown vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VA-48-K
Building/structure dates: 1941 initial construction
Significance: Halfway Creek Bridge is the longest structure located along the Colonial Parkway, measuring 850'. The reinforced concrete slab bridge was completed in December 1942, and marked the first extension of the parkway south of Williamsburg toward Jamestown island. Since the roadway was not completed to Jamestown until the 1950s, Halfway Creek Bridge was an isolated structure with no approach road for thirteen years.

Subjects
Concrete Girder Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Westcott, Frank T.
Public Roads Administration
Civilian Conservation Corps
Vint, Thomas
Smith, William H.
Sheffield, Walter H.
Bennett, Michael G., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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