Rating:
2 votes

Cotts Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in December 2011

BH Photo #221828

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Cotts Creek on CR 153
Location
Lauderdale County, Alabama
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1937
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 175.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.97554, -87.33197   (decimal degrees)
34°58'32" N, 87°19'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/469698/3870380 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lexington
Inventory numbers
AL 1536 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 10158 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2008)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
25

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2011: Updated by Ben Tate: bridge has been closed
  • September 12, 2011: Updated by Ben Tate: The coordinates were way off.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Cotts Creek Bridge
Posted September 12, 2011, by Ben Tate

I took me forever to find this bridge on the map. The coordinates were waaaay off. Now I just need to go visit it.