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Dog River Drawbridge

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Dog River Drawbridge

Bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #285964

Map 

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)

Update Log 

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

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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