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Wheeler Dam Bridge

Photos 

1937 - Wheeler Lock

TVA Archives Photo

BH Photo #197718

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on AL 101
Location
Lawrence County, Alabama, and Lauderdale County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1962
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.9 ft.
Total length: 6,500.3 ft. (1.2 mi.)
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Tennessee River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.80500, -87.38167   (decimal degrees)
34°48'18" N, 87°22'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/465089/3851485 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wheeler Dam
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
6,200
Inventory number
BH 10163 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 14, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate
  • December 14, 2010: New Street View added by Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com