A Remarkable Bridge In Virginia, The James River Bridge Is A Historic Work Of Art
Bridges are a captivating topic here in Virginia. Equal parts beautiful and functional, they provide a sense of place while also offering a very practical way of getting from here to there. From covered bridges scattered throughout the state to the famous Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, the Old Dominion is home to some truly remarkable crossings. And that brings us to today’s feature, the historic James River Bridge. Officially known as the CSX A-Line Bridge, this concrete bridge primarily functions as a railroad crossing over the James River. And yet this structure is truly iconic of Richmond itself. Here’s the history behind one of Virginia’s most beautiful bridges.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.