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Title Tye River Gap bridge completion
Date 1940s
Description Image of a newly constructed overpass near Tye River Gap. There is a truck on the Blue Ridge Parkway, on the overpass, and there is a man on a ladder underneath the arch of the overpass. Image was taken near milepost 27.2 in section 1E where the Blue Ridge Parkway passes over Virginia State Route 56.
Location Location Name: Milepost 27
Parkway Milepost: 27.0
Latitude: 37.887922
Longitude: -79.150404
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Nelson County (Va.)
Overpass construction
Tye River Gap (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway