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This is a list of all 89 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the state Virginia. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of states.
1807 Chain
Georgetown, District of Columbia and Virginia, USA (Potomac River)
Bridgemeister ID:4
Structurae ID:0008052
Coordinates:N 38.92959 W 77.11627
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BCW, CAB, DSE20000118, HBE, PTS2
Principals:John Templeman
Use:Vehicular
Status:Destroyed, 1812
Main cables:Chain (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:128.5f
Notes
  • BCW gives completion date of 1810 and says bridge was destroyed by flood two years later.
  • Coordinates given are for the current crossing (VA SR123, still known locally as "Chain Bridge Road") which is on (or very close) to the alignment of Chain Bridge. Chain Bridge was the third bridge at this site. The current structure is the eighth and was completed in 1940.
1987 (footbridge)
Criglersville, Virginia, USA (Robinson River)
Bridgemeister ID:1331
O'Donnell ID:234 (more: 234)
Coordinates:N 38.4633 W 78.309933
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~120f
Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
1992 Cowpasture River
Williamsville vicinity, Virginia, USA (Cowpasture River - George Washington National Forest)
Bridgemeister ID:236
Structurae ID:0008200
O'Donnell ID:219
Coordinates:N 38.16573 W 79.57665
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:Sahale, LLC
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:150f
Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1992 Kimberling Creek
Mechanicsburg vicinity, Virginia, USA (Kimberling Creek - Appalachian Trail)
Bridgemeister ID:237
Structurae ID:0008199
O'Donnell ID:100
Coordinates:N 37.1708 W 80.9032
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:PQU
Principals:Sahale, LLC
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:150f
Deck width:3f
Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
2002 (suspension bridge)
Magee property, Blackwell vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:826
O'Donnell ID:131
Coordinates:N 36.83143 W 81.90466
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:195f
Side spans:30f, 50f
Notes
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell notes this private residential bridge is wide enough (6 feet) for the owner to drive his golf cart across.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
2003 (footbridge)
Henderson vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:827
O'Donnell ID:129
Coordinates:N 36.83980 W 81.88095
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main spans:142f, 145f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
2005 (footbridge)
Elizabeth Furnace Campground, Dilbeck vicinity, Virginia, USA (Passage Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:2482
O'Donnell ID:799
Coordinates:N 38.921 W 78.3308
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:Tri-State Company (Huntington, West Virginia)
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:110f
Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Alum Springs, Virginia, USA (Little Walker Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:787
O'Donnell ID:99
Coordinates:N 37.15938 W 80.80502
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Main span:~92f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Alum Wells vicinity and Craigs Mill vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River - Buffalo Ford)
Bridgemeister ID:1342
O'Donnell ID:240
Coordinates:N 36.74740 W 82.18636
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:2
Main span:~191f
Side span:~60f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Artrip, Virginia, USA (Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:2367
O'Donnell ID:300
Coordinates:N 36.96490 W 82.11193
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Status:Closed (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1
Side spans:2
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Barbours Creek vicinity, Virginia, USA (Craig Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1375
O'Donnell ID:275
Coordinates:N 37.54998 W 80.01515
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~201f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Bellamy vicinity, Virginia, USA (Copper Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1372
O'Donnell ID:260
Coordinates:N 36.66061 W 82.68509
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~87f
Side spans:~20f, ~24f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Bellamy vicinity, Virginia, USA (Copper Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1378
O'Donnell ID:261
Coordinates:N 36.66067 W 82.67929
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:2
Main span:~90f
Side span:~46f
Notes
  • Private footbridge.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Blackford vicinity, Virginia, USA (Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:1457
O'Donnell ID:303
Coordinates:N 37.00014 W 81.92902
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~194f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Blackwell vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:825
O'Donnell ID:125
Coordinates:N 36.84036 W 81.87080
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Bridgewater, Virginia, USA (North River arm - Wildwood Park)
Bridgemeister ID:2338
O'Donnell ID:610
Coordinates:N 38.38494 W 78.98827
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:78f
Notes
  • Replaced a bridge destroyed by flood in 1996.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Carrol Mill vicinity, Virginia, USA (Hardy Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1356
O'Donnell ID:250
Coordinates:N 36.66879 W 83.25842
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~60f

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Carrol Mill, Virginia, USA (Hardy Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1355
O'Donnell ID:249
Coordinates:N 36.67238 W 83.26071
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~40f

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Carter Ferry, Clinchport vicinity, Virginia, USA (Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:1381
O'Donnell ID:263
Coordinates:N 36.69280 W 82.69012
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~225f
Side spans:~62f, ~95f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Chancellorsville, Virginia, USA (Clear Lake)
Bridgemeister ID:2481
Coordinates:N 38.30128 W 77.65755
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
(footbridge)
Charlton vicinity, Virginia, USA (Craig Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1387
O'Donnell ID:276
Coordinates:N 37.58205 W 79.99082
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~185f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Chatham Hill vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:1335
O'Donnell ID:235
Coordinates:N 36.95624 W 81.49294
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~74f

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Chatham Hill vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:1339
O'Donnell ID:236
Coordinates:N 36.95690 W 81.49520
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~93f
Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Clearwater Park vicinity, Virginia, USA (Jackson River)
Bridgemeister ID:1389
O'Donnell ID:269
Coordinates:N 37.86373 W 79.98956
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~204f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Clinchport, Virginia, USA (Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:1391
O'Donnell ID:262
Coordinates:N 36.673533 W 82.747483
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~282f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Criglersville, Virginia, USA (Robinson River)
Bridgemeister ID:1332
O'Donnell ID:233 (more: 233)
Coordinates:N 38.4574 W 78.301833
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~150f
Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Dona vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:1380
O'Donnell ID:254
Coordinates:N 36.60260 W 82.96255
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~140f
Side spans:2
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Dorter Mill, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:1350
O'Donnell ID:245
Coordinates:N 36.61721 W 82.51891
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:2
Main span:~280f
Side span:~17f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Dryden vicinity, Virginia, USA (Powell River)
Bridgemeister ID:1403
O'Donnell ID:257
Coordinates:N 36.76043 W 82.94509
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~148f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Dumfries vicinity, Virginia, USA (South Fork Quantico Creek - Prince William Forest)
Bridgemeister ID:559
O'Donnell ID:65
Coordinates:N 38.5666 W 77.353167
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Flat Rock, Virginia, USA (Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:988
O'Donnell ID:258
Coordinates:N 36.6111 W 82.84273
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:2
Main span:~265f
Side span:~50f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA (Accotink Creek - Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge)
Bridgemeister ID:2541
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire
(footbridge)
Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA (Hazel Run - Alum Springs Park)
Bridgemeister ID:778
Use:Footbridge
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Appears to have been removed in late 1990's or early 2000's.
(footbridge)
Friendship, Virginia, USA (South Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:824
O'Donnell ID:123
Coordinates:N 36.71700 W 81.74703
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:2
Main span:~119f
Side span:~23f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Fulks Run vicinity, Virginia, USA (Little Dry River)
Bridgemeister ID:1330
O'Donnell ID:231
Coordinates:N 38.65450 W 78.93848
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~172f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Goshen Pass Gorge, Virginia, USA (Maury River - Little North Mountain Wildlife Management Area)
Bridgemeister ID:794
O'Donnell ID:115
Coordinates:N 37.94831 W 79.45969
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~165f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Griffith, Virginia, USA (Cowpasture River)
Bridgemeister ID:798
O'Donnell ID:120
Coordinates:N 37.86683 W 79.73335
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~184f

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Griffith, Virginia, USA (Pads Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1365
O'Donnell ID:267
Coordinates:N 37.86571 W 79.73183
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~74f

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Jonesville vicinity, Virginia, USA (Powell River)
Bridgemeister ID:1412
O'Donnell ID:255
Coordinates:N 36.67621 W 83.05527
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~242f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Jordan Mines, Virginia, USA (Potts Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1385
O'Donnell ID:271
Coordinates:N 37.66542 W 80.11738
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~124f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Jordan Mines, Virginia, USA (Potts Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1363
O'Donnell ID:270
Coordinates:N 37.66552 W 80.12227
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~82f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Lantz Mills, Wakemans Grove vicinity, Virginia, USA (Stoney Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1328
O'Donnell ID:230
Coordinates:N 38.84015 W 78.59558
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~112f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Paul Stoneburner Photo by Margo Mead Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Lebanon vicinity, Virginia, USA (Big Cedar Creek - Pinnacle Nature Preserve)
Bridgemeister ID:2403
O'Donnell ID:301
Coordinates:N 36.95995 W 82.05195
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Long Hollow, Staffordsville vicinity, Virginia, USA (Walker Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1593
O'Donnell ID:282
Coordinates:N 37.25769 W 80.71242
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~165f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Loves Mill, Virginia, USA (South Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:823
O'Donnell ID:122
Coordinates:N 36.74687 W 81.68242
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BHC20041106, BHC20050125
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~100f
Notes
  • BHC20041106: Closed by VDOT May, 2004 "because of deterioration of its wood support poles". Funds and schedule for repair unknown.
  • BHC20050125: Reopened by VDOT January, 2005 after "State road crews spent two weeks and about $25,000 putting in steel and concrete footings and replacing floorboards."
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Lynchburg, Virginia, USA (Blackwater Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:2485
O'Donnell ID:800
Coordinates:N 37.41550 W 79.17759
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:98f

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Lynchburg, Virginia, USA (Blackwater Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:2028
O'Donnell ID:355
Coordinates:N 37.4209 W 79.1741
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Marlbrook vicinity, Virginia, USA (South River)
Bridgemeister ID:1383
O'Donnell ID:283
Coordinates:N 37.84764 W 79.27338
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~105f
Notes
  • Appears to have been rebuilt in 2004, likely due to flood damage.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Marshalltown vicinity, Virginia, USA (Craig Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1377
O'Donnell ID:274
Coordinates:N 37.53598 W 80.03417
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~150f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
McConnell vicinity, Virginia, USA (Copper Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1353
O'Donnell ID:247
Coordinates:N 36.73020 W 82.46878
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Main span:~88f
Side spans:~14f, ~29f
Notes
  • Located at the Scott County route 714 low-water vehicular crossing of Copper Creek.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
McConnell vicinity, Virginia, USA (Copper Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1360
O'Donnell ID:248
Coordinates:N 36.73500 W 82.46173
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Main span:~85f
Side spans:~24f, ~30f
Notes
  • Located about 1/4-mile walk from the intersection of Scott County routes 670 and 673.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Millboro Springs vicinity, Virginia, USA (Cowpasture River - Walton Tract/Beards Mountain Trail)
Bridgemeister ID:797
O'Donnell ID:119
Coordinates:N 37.96136 W 79.71183
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~223f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Mooretown, Virginia, USA (Little Back Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1388
O'Donnell ID:268
Coordinates:N 38.10547 W 79.90070
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~80f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Oriskany vicinity, Virginia, USA (Craig Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1376
O'Donnell ID:277
Coordinates:N 37.60470 W 79.99361
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~230f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Oriskany vicinity, Virginia, USA (Craig Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1374
O'Donnell ID:278
Coordinates:N 37.61505 W 79.98825
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~180f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Oriskany vicinity, Virginia, USA (Craig Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1369
O'Donnell ID:279
Coordinates:N 37.61221 W 79.98092
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~168f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Oriskany vicinity, Virginia, USA (Craig Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1591
O'Donnell ID:280
Coordinates:N 37.60917 W 79.96701
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~180f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Pine Grove vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River - Hobbs Ford)
Bridgemeister ID:1345
O'Donnell ID:243
Coordinates:N 36.71058 W 82.28812
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~182f
Side spans:~40f, ~58f

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Pine Grove vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River - Fleenor Mill Ford)
Bridgemeister ID:1344
O'Donnell ID:242
Coordinates:N 36.71495 W 82.26497
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~234f

Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Poteet Ford, Jonesville vicinity, Virginia, USA (Powell River)
Bridgemeister ID:1368
O'Donnell ID:256
Coordinates:N 36.66681 W 83.08469
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Potts Creek vicinity, Virginia, USA (Potts Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1379
O'Donnell ID:272
Coordinates:N 37.62819 W 80.17810
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~89f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Potts Creek vicinity, Virginia, USA (Potts Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1373
O'Donnell ID:273
Coordinates:N 37.63544 W 80.17103
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~90f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Rockbridge Baths, Virginia, USA (Maury River)
Bridgemeister ID:793
O'Donnell ID:116
Coordinates:N 37.90029 W 79.40998
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~186f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Roebuck vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:1341
O'Donnell ID:239
Coordinates:N 36.76827 W 82.11185
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~224f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Seven Fountains, Virginia, USA (Narrow Passage Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1327
O'Donnell ID:229
Coordinates:N 38.85500 W 78.40410
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~82f
Notes
  • Adjacent to Seven Fountains Rd. low-water vehicle crossing.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Silent Dell, Virginia, USA (Craig Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1592
O'Donnell ID:281
Coordinates:N 37.64643 W 79.94933
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~168f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Slabtown vicinity, Virginia, USA (Big Moccasin Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1351
O'Donnell ID:246
Coordinates:N 36.64503 W 82.56230
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~100f
Side spans:~24f, ~36f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Snodgrass Ford, Wilson Hill vicinity, Virginia, USA (Powell River)
Bridgemeister ID:1370
O'Donnell ID:252
Coordinates:N 36.61987 W 83.25140
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~222f
Side spans:~33f, ~39f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Sperryville, Virginia, USA (Thornton River)
Bridgemeister ID:2394
O'Donnell ID:232
Use:Footbridge
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Spivey Ford, Bellamy vicinity, Virginia, USA (Copper Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1382
O'Donnell ID:259
Coordinates:N 36.65955 W 82.70329
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~100f
Side spans:~33f, ~45f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Starnes Slant, Kerns vicinity, Virginia, USA (Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:1392
O'Donnell ID:264
Coordinates:N 36.73696 W 82.61993
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~260f
Side spans:~62f, ~86f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Strasburg vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Shenandoah River)
Bridgemeister ID:1267
O'Donnell ID:228 (more: 228)
Coordinates:N 38.95416 W 78.37521
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Adjacent to Deer Rapids Rd. low-water vehicular crossing.
Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Tyro vicinity, Virginia, USA (Tye River - Appalachian Trail)
Bridgemeister ID:786
O'Donnell ID:97
Coordinates:N 37.83738 W 79.02061
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:248f
Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Williamsville vicinity, Virginia, USA (Bullpasture River - Highland Wildlife Management Area)
Bridgemeister ID:796
O'Donnell ID:113
Coordinates:N 38.21390 W 79.59108
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~162f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Williamsville, Virginia, USA (Cowpasture River)
Bridgemeister ID:795
O'Donnell ID:114
Coordinates:N 38.18913 W 79.56386
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Main span:~190f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Willow Grove, Virginia, USA (North Fork Shenandoah River)
Bridgemeister ID:1269
O'Donnell ID:225 (more: 225)
Coordinates:N 38.84426 W 78.53328
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:2
Main span:1
Side span:1
Notes
  • Adjacent to Chapman Landing Rd. low-water vehicular crossing near area known as "Narrow Passage" where Narrow Passage Creek flows into the Shenandoah.
  • The side span against the hillside is suspended.
Photo by David Denenberg
(footbridge)
Wilson Hill vicinity, Virginia, USA (Powell River)
Bridgemeister ID:1364
O'Donnell ID:253
Coordinates:N 36.63608 W 83.22846
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:2
Main span:~245f
Side span:~50f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Wilson Hill vicinity, Virginia, USA (Powell River)
Bridgemeister ID:1354
O'Donnell ID:251
Coordinates:N 36.61521 W 83.29997
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:2
Main span:~200f
Side span:~52f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Wood vicinity, Virginia, USA (Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:1371
O'Donnell ID:266
Coordinates:N 36.78314 W 82.56162
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~225f
Side spans:~38f, ~46f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Bob Taylor
(footbridge)
Wood, Virginia, USA (Clinch River)
Bridgemeister ID:1362
O'Donnell ID:265
Coordinates:N 36.79557 W 82.53400
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:Closed (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~244f
Side spans:~38f, ~52f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Woodstock, Virginia, USA (North Fork Shenandoah River)
Bridgemeister ID:1268
O'Donnell ID:226
Coordinates:N 38.86045 W 78.50171
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:Demolished, 2010
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Adjacent to S. Hollingsworth Rd. low-water vehicular crossing.
  • Demolished in late 2010 after a large crack was found in one of the concrete tower piers.
Photo by David Denenberg.
(footbridge)
Woodstock, Virginia, USA (North Fork Shenandoah River)
Bridgemeister ID:1270
O'Donnell ID:227
Coordinates:N 38.87105 W 78.49601
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Notes
  • Adjacent to Lupton Rd. low-water vehicular crossing.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Zenobia vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:1343
O'Donnell ID:241
Coordinates:N 36.73956 W 82.20114
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:VDOT
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~162f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(military)
Fredricksburg, Virginia, USA (Rappahannock River)
Bridgemeister ID:271
References:GB
Principals:Washington A. Roebling
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire
(pipeline bridge)
Covington, Virginia, USA (Potts Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1413
O'Donnell ID:803
Coordinates:N 37.75240 W 79.99713
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pipeline
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~200f
Notes
  • Just barely visible to the north as your cross over Potts Creek on VA18 heading into Covington.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(suspension bridge)
Saltville vicinity, Virginia, USA (North Fork Holston River)
Bridgemeister ID:830
O'Donnell ID:124
Coordinates:N 36.84725 W 81.86802
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:4
Main spans:85f, 135f
Side spans:35f, 40f
Notes
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell notes the owners "drive their 4-wheeler with a trailer across this bridge."
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Hidden Valley Trail
Warm Springs vicinity, Virginia, USA (Jackson River - George Washington National Forest)
Bridgemeister ID:2026
O'Donnell ID:149
Coordinates:N 38.1165 W 79.7916
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
James River
Buchanan, Virginia, USA (James River)
Bridgemeister ID:337
Structurae ID:0004763
O'Donnell ID:98
Coordinates:N 37.53038 W 79.67793
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:RT20040413
Principals:Virginia State Highway Department (now VDOT)
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:2
Notes
  • This oddly-proportioned bridge has a long side-span on one side and no side-span on the other.
  • Damaged by storm, November, 2003. Temporarily closed, February, 2004. Repaired and reopened March, 2004.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg
Pedlar
Oronoco vicinity, Virginia, USA (Pedlar River - George Washington National Forest)
Bridgemeister ID:2029
O'Donnell ID:354
Coordinates:N 37.6669 W 79.2849
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:115f
Notes
  • In 2005, the Appalachian Trail was rerouted over this bridge.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Chuck and Kate Wall

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