Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Structure Site and Access Location
Date November 18, 1944
Description Image shows a view of the Blue Ridge Parkway and two sides of a road that provide access to it. One side of the access roads appears to be constructed largely of gravel. This is the proposed site of the Irish Gap Overpass which will allow the Blue Ridge Parkway to pass over Virginia State Route 605. The image was taken near milepost 37.5 near where Section 1E meets Section 1F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on November 18, 1944.
Location Location Name: Irish Gap Overpass
Parkway Milepost: 37.5
Latitude: 37.798333
Longitude: -79.218333
Creator Individual D.C.B.
Tags Access roads
Amherst County (Va.)
Intersections (roads)
Irish Gap (Va.)
Proposed sites
Rockbridge County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway