Rating:
3 votes

Old Broadwell Mill Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview

http://www.calhouncounty.org/news/alexandriapark/alexpark/alexandria%20park%20200.jpg

View this photo at calhouncounty.org

BH Photo #212089

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over a stream on a pedestrian walkway in Alexandria Park
Location
Alexandria, Calhoun County, Alabama
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1951 over Little Tallahatchee Creek
Design
The bridge looks like a steel stringer with pony truss type railings.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 58.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.77006, -85.88288   (decimal degrees)
33°46'12" N, 85°52'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/603443/3737222 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wellington
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
290
Inventory numbers
AL 4136 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 49489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2014: New photos from Ben Tate
  • September 3, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Alexandria Park - Pics of bridge being relocated into Alex. Park
  • Broadwell Mill Project - Information on the old bridge and its replacement
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Old Broadwell Mill Road Bridge
Posted September 3, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Looks like a very lightly built truss that perhaps has been modified over the years.

It may well be the correct date for this region.

Old Broadwell Mill Road Bridge
Posted September 3, 2011, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The NBI has this bridge built in 1951 but I think it is much older. Also this bridge looks like its a steel stringer with pony truss type railings.