Rating:
3 votes

Jim Folsom Bridge

Photos 

03

Photo taken by Ken Roberts

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BH Photo #202524

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Tombigbee River on US 84 in Coffeeville
Location
Choctaw County, Alabama, and Clarke County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Available for reuse
History
Built 1958
Design
Cantilevered steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 400.0 ft.
Total length: 1,290.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.2 ft.
Also called
Tombigbee River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.75482, -88.10155   (decimal degrees)
31°45'17" N, 88°06'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/395674/3513787 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coffeeville
Inventory numbers
AL 6201 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 36046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 33.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
2,050

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • April 18, 2014: Updated by Zachary S: Added categories "Doomed", "Available for reuse"
  • June 25, 2011: New photos from Ken Roberts
  • February 28, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ken Roberts - kendroberts1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Jim Folsom Bridge
Posted April 17, 2014, by Zachary S

Looks like this significant through arch bridge is scheduled for demolition and replacement in the next year or two. ALDOT indicated that it is being offered to an interested party, but a bridge of this size would be somewhat difficult to move. ALDOT will pay for dismantling and transport up to the cost of demolition.

http://www.dot.state.al.us/dsweb/doc/Folsom_Bridge_Availabil...