Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Construction Rte. 679 grade separation
Date May 1959
Description Image shows a partially completed overpass. There are piles of cut stone lying at the side of the road. The overpass will allow the Blue Ridge Parkway to pass over Virginia State Route 679 at milepost 122.4 in section 1N. Image was taken by Jack E. Boucher in May 1959.
Location Location Name: Intersection of Blue Ridge Parkway at Virginia State Route 679
Parkway Milepost: 122.4
Latitude: 37.201639
Longitude: -79.970286
Creator Individual Jack E. Boucher
Tags Overpass construction
Roanoke County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway