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Old US 31 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #223645

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete stringer bridge over an abandoned railroad (CSX) right of way on an abandoned section of US 31
Location
Morris, Jefferson County, Alabama
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
The bridge is technically abandoned, but there is nothing blocking it and a small "homemade" pedestrian trail uses the bridge.
History
Assumed to be abandoned when replacement US 31 bridge was built in 1958
Design
Concrete stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.76975, -86.81262   (decimal degrees)
33°46'11" N, 86°48'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/517350/3736642 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Warrior
Inventory number
BH 51030 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 5, 2018: New photos from Clark Vance
  • January 22, 2012: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com