Town Creek Bridge
Narrow concrete bridge not particularly notable save for being constructed in 1898; if the 1981 rehabilitation did not include complete replacement, this apparently ties it for the oldest bridge still open to traffic in the state.
- Beam bridge over Town Creek on Chavies Road
- Rainsville, De Kalb County, Alabama
- Open to traffic
- Future prospects
- Scheduled for replacement in the near future due to load and roadway width concerns
- Built 1898; rehabilitated 1981
Length of largest span: 109.3 ft.
Total length: 266.7 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +34.47415, -85.81420 (decimal degrees)
34°28'27" N, 85°48'51" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/608896/3815368 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
- Inventory numbers
- AL 19009 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 60698 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of November 2017)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- September 10, 2014: Updated by Zachary S: Slated for replacement
- April 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S