Rating:
3 votes

Upper Hurricane Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in June 2012

BH Photo #233996

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Hurricane Creek on Upper Hurricane Road
Location
Madison County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Span length: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.91922, -86.35883   (decimal degrees)
34°55'09" N, 86°21'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/558565/3864272 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
King Cove
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
74
Inventory numbers
AL 18 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 10171 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2012: New photo from Ben Tate
  • September 6, 2011: Updated by Ben Tate: fixed coordinates

Sources 

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

Comments 

Upper Hurricane Road Bridge
Posted September 25, 2017, by Bill Robinson (modeltt [at] msn [dot] com)

This is a great back roads type bridge to explore. I cross it several times a year in my Model T. Here is a YouTube video of the old bridge in a 1926 Model T Tudor Sedan.

https://youtu.be/Q9VtPc__8aQ