Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Construction US 60 grade separation
Date May 1959
Description Image shows the construction of an overpass, which will allow the Blue Ridge Parkway to pass over U.S. Route 60 at milepost 45.6 in section 1F near Humphreys Gap. One side of the overpass and the arch appear to be complete, while the other side is still under construction. A dump truck and construction materials are visible at the left side of the image. Image taken by Jack E. Boucher in May 1959.
Location Location Name: Intersection of Blue Ridge Parkway at U.S. Route 60
Parkway Milepost: 45.6
Latitude: 37.740942
Longitude: -79.302939
Creator Individual Jack E. Boucher
Tags Amherst County (Va.)
Overpass construction
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway