Before Bridge Restoration (image) Virginia Tech Caption This photo shows the condition of the bridge in 1977 with the flooring system removed, before it was moved from Bedford County to the Ironto Wayside and restored by the Virginia Transportation Research Council. Credit Photo by Wallace T. McKeel Jr., VTRC senior research scientist Usage Restrictions With story about the bridge's restoration. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.