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Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by marty mccary in April 2012

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BH Photo #229905

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony camelback truss bridge over Branch on Wellington Road
Location
Calhoun County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
This bridge has been replaced with a pony truss Pratt camelback
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.82251, -85.89891   (decimal degrees)
33°49'21" N, 85°53'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/601896/3743021 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wellington
Average daily traffic (as of 1993)
225
Inventory numbers
AL 6838 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 49524 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

3-panel truss (128)
Alabama (903)
Built 1960 (312)
Built during 1960s (1,909)
Calhoun County, Alabama (29)
Open (38,205)
Owned by county (20,048)
Pony truss (15,693)
Pratt pony truss (3,474)
Pratt truss (8,735)
Span length under 25 feet (6,523)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,706)
Truss (31,218)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2012: New photos from marty mccary
  • September 6, 2011: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • marty mccary - marty [dot] mccary [at] yahoo [dot] com