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Boat Dock Road Bridge

Photos 

The west face

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in November 2007

BH Photo #109684

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Aldridge Creek on Boat Dock Road in Huntsville
Location
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1925
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 111.9 ft.
Total length: 111.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.57643, -86.56347   (decimal degrees)
34°34'35" N, 86°33'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/540038/3826158 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Farley
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
115
Inventory numbers
AL 16289 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 10169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2012: New photos from Ben Tate
  • March 1, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 26, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Boat Dock Road Bridge
Posted January 26, 2008, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

The bridge is closed to traffic. It appears to have only recently been closed, just prior to my visit on Thanksgiving Weekend, 2007.