Rating:
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County Road 185 Bridge

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Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in July 2011

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BH Photo #206597

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Overview
Bailey Truss bridge over Big Wills Creek on County Road 185
Location
De Kalb County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933; Rehabilitated 2006
Design
Bailey truss, with three timber stringer approach spans, two on the east approach, and one on the west.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 127.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.34963, -85.83750   (decimal degrees)
34°20'59" N, 85°50'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/606915/3801535 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portersville
Inventory numbers
AL 1059 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 49275 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2003)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 31.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2001)
44

Categories 

Alabama (870)
Bailey truss (124)
Beam (11,841)
Built 1933 (588)
Built during 1930s (10,511)
De Kalb County, Alabama (21)
Functionally obsolete (7,949)
Have street view (21,905)
Open (36,418)
Owned by county (18,812)
Pony truss (15,024)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,862)
Timber stringer (3,336)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,216)
Truss (29,377)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2013: Updated by J.P.: updated truss type.
  • August 2, 2011: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com