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George Houston Bridge

Photos 

Postcard: George Houston Bridge across the Tennessee River at Guntersville, Alabama 1960

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BH Photo #249470

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Tennessee River on US 431
Location
Guntersville, Marshall County, Alabama
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1930; Replaced 1994
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 310.1 ft.
Total length: 2,465.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.37333, -86.28833   (decimal degrees)
34°22'24" N, 86°17'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/565432/3803781 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Guntersville
Inventory number
BH 52635 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 8, 2012: Added by Ben Tate

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George Houston Bridge
Posted March 17, 2014, by Caroline Lynch Minor (carolinelynchminor [at] gmail [dot] com)

The George Houston Bridge was one of the original 15 Memorial Toll Bridges. The B. B. Comer Bridge in Scottsboro is the last remaining of those 15 bridges.