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CSX - Mobile River Bridge (2013)

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CSX - Mobile River Bridge

Alabama

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #290110

Description 

Bridge appears to reuse approach spans from the previous bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss lift bridge over Mobile River on CSX RR
Location
Baldwin County, Alabama, and Mobile County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2013
Builder
- Scott Bridge Co. of Opelika, Alabama
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 330.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.83716, -87.94482   (decimal degrees)
30°50'14" N, 87°56'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409646/3411937 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory number
BH 62184 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type & brief description
  • July 4, 2020: New photo from Kathryn Weigel
  • November 9, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 18, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 14, 2015: Updated by Douglas Butler: Added information
  • February 10, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 1, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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