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Dog River Drawbridge

Photos 

Dog River Drawbridge

Bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #285964

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Dog River on AL163
Location
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1930;Replaced 1995
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 467.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.56485, -88.08809   (decimal degrees)
30°33'53" N, 88°05'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/395652/3381882 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hollingers Island
Inventory number
BH 61449 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alabama (1,014)
Bascule (1,096)
Beam (16,944)
Built 1930 (1,848)
Built during 1930s (12,197)
Lost (29,036)
Lost 1995 (432)
Lost during 1990s (4,157)
Mobile County, Alabama (29)
Mobile, Alabama (17)
Movable (3,136)
Owned by state (16,591)
Replaced by new bridge (19,738)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,674)
Steel stringer (6,739)
Structurally deficient (12,828)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,542)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2020: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • June 19, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 18, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

Dog River Drawbridge
Posted December 12, 2015, by Ben (Jtyler12 [at] comcast [dot] net)

The draw bridge is no longer in service. It was removed in the late 80's. It was replaced by the Dog River Bridge.

https://www.southalabama.edu/archaeology/dog-river.html

http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/stationhome.html?id=8735391