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Buddy Ferrell Bridge

Photos 

Looking east

Photo taken by Ben Tate in April 2011

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BH Photo #197629

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Bear Creek on Buddy Durham Rd
Location
Colbert County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic - Weight limit: 3 tons
History
Built 1940
Design
Main span: Riveted Pratt through truss
Approach span: Riveted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 273.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.73444, -88.08885   (decimal degrees)
34°44'04" N, 88°05'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/400052/3771925 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bishop
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
360
Inventory numbers
AL 2248 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 10094 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
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: 24 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 18, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate

Sources 

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