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Sipsey River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in May 2011

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BH Photo #199426

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sipsey River on Eldridge Rd in Glen Allen
Location
Fayette County, Alabama
Status
Closed to all traffic - East side collapsed.
History
Built 1928
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.90717, -87.68547   (decimal degrees)
33°54'26" N, 87°41'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/436629/3752074 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glen Allen
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
75
Inventory numbers
AL 497 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 10127 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 21, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate
  • May 20, 2011: Updated by Ben Tate: Bridge collapsed

Sources 

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