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New Dauphin Island Bridge

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New Dauphin Island Bridge

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Photo taken by Chris Lum at Google Maps

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BH Photo #472324

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Description 

This bridge is structurally of a modern design but is noteworthy for its total length. The bridge is similar in design to the Jamestown-Verrazzano Bridge over the West Passage of Narraganset Bay in Rhode Island.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete segmental box girder bridge over Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on Alabama State Route 193 (AL Coastal Connection)
Location
Dauphin Island, Mobile County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1982 to replace previous bridge destroyed by hurricane
Builder
- FIGG Engineering Group of Tallahassee, Florida
Design
Concrete segmental box girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 400.0 ft.
Total length: 17,814.0 ft. (3.4 mi.)
Deck width: 39.0 ft.
Also called
Seth Gordon Persons Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.29633, -88.13244   (decimal degrees)
30°17'47" N, 88°07'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/391101/3352165 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
5,550
Inventory numbers
AL 12835 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 89306 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel

Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com