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Big Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

East entrance

Photo taken by Ben Tate in April 2011

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BH Photo #197605

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Big Bear Creek on Margerum Rd
Location
Cherokee, Colbert County, Alabama
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1927
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 290.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Also called
Old US72 Big Bear Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.76727, -88.08449   (decimal degrees)
34°46'02" N, 88°05'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/400757/3847769 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Margerum
Inventory numbers
AL 396 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 48648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate
  • April 17, 2011: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

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

Comments 

Big Bear Creek Bridge
Posted August 25, 2018, by Luke

Yes.

Big Bear Creek Bridge
Posted August 25, 2018, by Dave (potiukd [at] gmail [dot] com)

Is this bridge on an old alignment of US 72?