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Branch of Rock Creek Bridge

Photos 

As seen from the concrete culvert that replaced it in 1963

Photo taken by Ben Tate in April 2011

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BH Photo #197697

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Branch of Rock Creek on Sr 247
Location
Colbert County, Alabama
Status
Abandoned
History
Bypassed in 1964
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.59498, -87.93166   (decimal degrees)
34°35'42" N, 87°55'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/414566/3828523 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasant Grove
Inventory number
BH 48652 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,242)
Alabama (884)
Beam (13,551)
Colbert County, Alabama (25)
Fence guardrail (204)
Have street view (24,550)
Owned by state (14,597)
Steel stringer (5,342)

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2011: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

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

Comments 

Branch of Rock Creek Bridge
Posted February 22, 2016, by Glyn Robinson (contactbluebird [at] hotmail [dot] com)

as many times i have been up 247 going to florence, i have not noticed this bridge. i will pay better attention next time.