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Old Shoal Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray in August 2010

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Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on US 43
Location
Lauderdale County, Alabama
Status
closed to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 803.2 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.85134, -87.56898   (decimal degrees)
34°51'05" N, 87°34'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447985/3856704 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Killen
Inventory numbers
AL 262 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 10161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2004)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
14,995

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2012: Updated by Ben Tate: chnaged from Parker to Camelback
  • September 12, 2011: New photo from Ben Tate
  • June 21, 2011: New photo from Ben Tate
  • April 18, 2011: New photo from Ben Tate
  • August 17, 2010: Updated by James McCray: updated gps coordinates, added "old" to name
  • August 16, 2010: New photos from James McCray
  • May 3, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Shoal Creek Bridge
Posted August 3, 2008, by john parsley (parsleyjohn [at] hotmail [dot] com)

this bridge was closed to traffic last year. New bridge built 6 lanes, beside this bridge. It is still intact, but closed to trafic.