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General W.K. Wilson, Jr. Bridge

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West Approach

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in July 2010

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Overview
Through arch bridge over Mobile River on I-65
Location
Mobile County, Alabama, and Baldwin County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1978
Design
Through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 799.9 ft.
Total length: 32,100.0 ft. (6.1 mi.)
Deck width: 39.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.91412, -87.96366   (decimal degrees)
30°54'51" N, 87°57'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/407919/3420482 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
The Basin
Inventory numbers
AL 12321 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 45604 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
9,970

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 8, 2010: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

General W.K. Wilson, Jr. Bridge
Posted April 3, 2011, by Keith Marks (prophesytothewind [at] gmail [dot] com)

What is the height (vertical clearance) of this bridge? I've been over it many hundreds of times but have not been able to find that info. I am mainly interested because I want to compare the height to the Cochrane bridge in Mobile.