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Dauphin Island Bridge

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Dauplin Island Causeway Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289544

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss vertical lift over the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Pass aux Herons) on AL 193
Location
Dauphin Island, Mobile County, Alabama
Status
Destroyed by Hurricane Frederic
History
Built 1955; Destroyed 1979 by Hurricane Frederic
Builders
- Blount Brothers Construction Co. of Shreveport, Louisiana
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Warren through truss vertical lift
Also called
Gordon Persons Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.28922, -88.12854   (decimal degrees)
30°17'21" N, 88°07'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/391468/3351372 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Heron Bay
Inventory number
BH 62056 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2015: Updated by Luke: GPS fix + information + CNA & USACE images
  • July 28, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler