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Bridges in Chesapeake, Virginia - Jordan Bridge, Gilmerton Bridge, Dominion Boulevard Steel Bridge, High Rise Bridge, Hodges Ferry Bridge (Paperback) Loot Price: R315
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Bridges in Chesapeake, Virginia - Jordan Bridge, Gilmerton Bridge, Dominion Boulevard Steel Bridge, High Rise Bridge, Hodges...

Bridges in Chesapeake, Virginia - Jordan Bridge, Gilmerton Bridge, Dominion Boulevard Steel Bridge, High Rise Bridge, Hodges Ferry Bridge (Paperback)

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Chapters: Jordan Bridge, Gilmerton Bridge, Dominion Boulevard Steel Bridge, High Rise Bridge, Hodges Ferry Bridge. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Jordan Bridge was a tolled highway lift bridge which carried State Route 337 over the southern branch of the Elizabeth River in the City of Chesapeake in South Hampton Roads in southeastern Virginia. Opened in 1928, it was privately built by an organization led by South Norfolk businessmen Wallace and Carl Jordan. It was later renamed the Jordan Bridge, principally to honor long-standing manager Carl M. Jordan. The oldest drawbridge in Virginia, the 80-year old bridge had reached the end of its useful life by 2008. Faced with diminishing returns on millions of dollars in needed maintenance and unknown reliability, it was permanently closed on November 8, 2008. A replacement bridge, to be built with 100% private funds, and paid for by tolls, was approved by Chesapeake City Council on January 27, 2009. The new South Norfolk Jordan Bridge was originally scheduled to be completed by July 2010, but is now expected to be completed by the fall of 2011. Originally known as the Norfolk-Portsmouth Bridge, the bridge was planned and financing organized by South Norfolk businessman Carl M. Jordan, who operated Jordan Brothers Lumber Co. with his brother Wallace. The Jordan brothers brought lumber from the Great Dismal Swamp to their lumber mill in South Norfolk, and had come to believe that the existing Norfolk County Ferry Service was not dependable enough for the needs of their business, or others in the community. It was a Waddell

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-52486-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-52486-2
Barcode: 9781158524860

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