One Of The Highest Bridges In The Whole Country Is Right Here In Virginia
By Beth|Published October 19, 2020
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. 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.
Have you ever heard of the Wilson Creek Bridge? It’s among the tallest of America’s bridges, and it’s located right here in Virginia. Technically, it’s the second-tallest bridge in Virginia, with the first being the U.S. Route 460 Connector Bridge. Yet it’s the Wilson Creek Bridge that holds the distinction of having the highest bridge span in the state of Virginia. Towering 175 feet above the ground, the bridge spans nearly 2,000 feet and features a five-span structure. Here’s more on the engineering marvel that is the Wilson Creek Bridge.
Had you ever heard about the Wilson Creek Bridge? What do you think about this impressive structure? If you can’t get enough of our state’s unique bridges, then you’ll love exploring these beautiful covered bridges in Virginia.
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