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Yellow Creek Relief Bridges

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Description 

One of at least three old stringer bridges over Yellow Creek east of Vernon, bypassed by a new road to the south but still extant.

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Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Yellow Creek on First Avenue East
Location
Vernon, Lamar County, Alabama
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1928, bypassed and abandoned
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 17.1 ft.
Total length: 153.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.75500, -88.10333   (decimal degrees)
33°45'18" N, 88°06'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/397815/3735538 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
AL 488 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 70840 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1993)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
947

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2016: New Street View added by Zachary S

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