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W.C. Holmes Memorial Bridge

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W.C. Holmes Memorial Bridge

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Google Street View Image

BH Photo #472420

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Portage Creek (Intracoastal Waterway) on Alabama State Route 59 (Gulf Shores Parkway)
Location
Gulf Shores, Baldwin County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1972
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 1,762.2 ft.
Deck width: 81.0 ft.
Also called
Gulf Shores ICW Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.27933, -87.68677   (decimal degrees)
30°16'46" N, 87°41'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/433948/3349937 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
56,330
Inventory numbers
AL 11551 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 89312 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 18, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel

Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com