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Bluewater Creek Bridge

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Bluewater Creek on US 72
Location
Lauderdale County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1936; Lost 2015.
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 369.1 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.85762, -87.41590   (decimal degrees)
34°51'27" N, 87°24'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/461982/3857332 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wheeler Dam
Inventory numbers
AL 1368 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 50729 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 40.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
6,730

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Status and Status Description - Lost.
  • December 29, 2011: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bluewater Creek Bridge
Posted February 7, 2017, by Anonymous

Bridge was replaced in 2015. Needs to be updated to lost