Rating:
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Veterans Memorial Bridge

Photos 

North approach

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #100008

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Pea River on former US 231
Location
Dale County, Alabama
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1921; Bypassed 1970
Design
From north to south:
Five closed-spandrel arch spans
One open-spandrel arch span
Three closed-spandrel arch spans
Also called
Pea River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.59555, -85.78298   (decimal degrees)
31°35'44" N, 85°46'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/615460/3496249 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brundidge SE
Inventory number
BH 10105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 22, 2013: New photos from J.P.
  • July 6, 2011: New photos from James McCray
  • January 8, 2011: New Street View added by James McCray
  • July 5, 2010: New Street View added by James McCray
  • October 26, 2008: New photos from James McCray
  • August 8, 2006: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Pea River Bridge
Posted August 12, 2006, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is my favorite bridge, as it is located about 20 minutes from my hometown. I always love to see the bridge as I went on trips to Montgomery.