Top Ranked Alabama Bridges

George Houston Bridge (Marshall County, Alabama)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Tennessee River on US 431
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1930; Replaced 1994
CSX - Waldo Tunnel (Talladega County, Alabama)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Tunnel under Hill on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic
Prickett Trail Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Tallasseehatchee Creek on Private drive near Wellington.
Competely Restored
Built 1932
Little Bear Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Alabama)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over Little Bear Creek on Jackson Military Rd
Closed to all traffic
Built 1936
Kirby Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Lost concrete arch bridge over Kirby Creek on AL 35 in Powell
Bridge has been replaced.
Built 1929
Old Railroad Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on Old Railroad Bridge Trail
Open to pedestrians
Built 1893; Modified 1895, 1906, & 1962; Lift span relocated 1990
Old Happy Hollow Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Lost Bridge over Shoal Creek on Co Rd 94
Lost
Keller Memorial Bridge (Morgan County, Alabama)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Tennessee River on Us 31 *
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1925; Rehabilitated 1964 & 1987; Demolished 1998
KCS - Black Warrior River Trestle (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Black Warrior River
Open to traffic
Built 1896-9; Steel truss span replaced 1924
CR 29 Cahaba River Bridge (Dallas County, Alabama)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Cahaba River on former CR 29
Abandoned
Cohasset Rd/Huggins Mill Rd Bridge (Covington County, Alabama)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Abandoned truss bridge over Bull Slough on an abandoned section of Cohasset/Huggins Mill Rd
Abandoned
Garden City Old US 31 Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Rated 96% with 5 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River on Old US 31 in Garden City
Bridge is technically abandoned, but it is soon going to be officially a part of a walking trail and park.
Bridge made obsolete by the new US 31 bridge in 1960
Oakman Parrish Road Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 96% with 5 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Lost Creek on Oakman Parrish Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1920
MNBR - Naheola Bridge (Choctaw County, Alabama)
Rated 95% with 6 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Tombigbee River
Open to rail traffic
Built 1934 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.; Road surface removed and bridge closed to automobiles in 2000, Open to railroad traffic
Roe Bridge (Coffee County, Alabama)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Pea River on CR 246
Abandoned
Lower Iron Bridge (Dale County, Alabama)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Choctawhatchee River on an abandoned section of Co Rd 421
Abandoned
West Fork Little River Bridge (De Kalb County, Alabama)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Open spandrel concrete arch bridge over West Fork Little River on State Highway 117 in Mentone
Open to traffic
Built 1928
Old Shoal Creek Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on US 43
closed to traffic
Built 1925
Old AL 5 Bridge (Marion County, Alabama)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Bear Creek on an old alignment of AL 5 (AL 13)
Closed to all traffic
Built 1927; Bypassed by new bridge in 1998
Margerum Road Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Buzzard Roost Creek on Margerum Rd
Abandoned
Coosa River Memorial Bridge (Etowah County, Alabama)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Coosa River on Broad Street in Gadsden
Open to traffic
Built 1927 by the C.G. Kershaw Contracting Co.
The Trussell (Geneva County, Alabama)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Hurricane Creek on old Hartford and Slocomb Railroad about 300 yards south of Coe Road
Abandoned
Built September 30, 1907 for the Central of Georgia Railway; Abandoned 1992 when Hartford & Slocomb Railroad ended service.
Rock Creek Bridge (Winston County, Alabama)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Rock Creek on CR 66
Closed to all traffic
Built 1924
O'Neal Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Rated 91% with 6 votes
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on US 43 between Florence and Sheffield
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Old Jasper Highway River Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Little Warrior River on Old Jasper Highway
Abandoned with deck removed
Built 1917; Bypassed by new bridge in 1972
Old Birmingham & Southeastern Railway Tallapoosa River Bridge (Macon County, Alabama)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Tallapoosa River on former Tallassee and Montgomery RR
Abandoned
I C Railroad Bridge (Marion County, Alabama)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over I C Railroad on City 12
Abandoned but still extant
Built 1930, abandoned 1990s
Cypress Creek Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Cypress Creek on Waterloo Road in Florence
Replaced
Built 1927; replaced 2003
Southern - Frost Creek Trestle (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Deck girder bridge over Al 18 on Southern RR
Open to traffic
Built 1932
Jim Folsom Bridge (Choctaw County, Alabama)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Tombigbee River on US 84 in Coffeeville
Open to traffic
Built 1958
Crooked Creek Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Crooked Creek on an old alignment of CR 818
Abandoned c. 2004
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1989; abandoned 2004
Old Co. Rd. 41 Bridge (Geneva County, Alabama)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Hurricane Creek on a former alignment of Co. Rd. 41
Abandoned
Abandoned when the current CR 41 bridge was built in 1958.
L&N - Bridgeport Swing Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Camelback Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on CSX Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Swing span built 1892; 114'6" (East) truss replaced 1910 w/ a 114' 8 riveted span; 145' (West) truss replaced 1912 w/ a 2nd-hand 143'-3" riveted span fabricated in 1905; Swing replaced 1981
CSX/NS - Tennessee River Drawbridge (Decatur) (Limestone County, Alabama)
Rated 89% with 6 votes
Vertical Lift Drawbridge over Tennessee River in Decatur
Open to traffic
Sugar Creek Road Bridge (Limestone County, Alabama)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Sugar Creek Road-future ATV/hiking trail
Open to pedestrians only
Build 1888; Relocated to current location 1947; Closed 2005
Coosa River Bridge (Etowah County, Alabama)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Coosa River on AL 77 in Southside
Open to traffic
Built 1939 by the C.G. Kershaw Contracting Co.
Stevenson Railroad Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Tennessee Avenue
Open to traffic
Ghost Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Rated 88% with 15 votes
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cypress Creek on CR 282 in Florence
Demolished
Built 1912; Closed 1996; Demolished 2013
Rock Creek Bridge (Winston County, Alabama)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Rock Creek on CR 14 in Addison
Abandoned in 1998
Built 1925; bypassed on new alignment 1998
Old County Rd 59 Bridge (Dale County, Alabama)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Choctawhatchee River on an abandoned alignment of AL 56
Derelict/abandoned
Fitzpatrick Bridge (Elmore County, Alabama)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Warren deck truss bridge over Tallapoosa River on Al 14 in Tallassee
Open to traffic
Built 1940
B.B. Comer Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Rated 87% with 11 votes
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on State Highway 35 at Scottsboro
Demolished June 2, 2016
Built 1930; Demolished 2016
AGR - Black Warrior River Lift Bridge (Marengo County, Alabama)
Rated 87% with 6 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Black Warrior River on Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1927
Lost Creek Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 87% with 5 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Lost Creek on Kings Mill Road
Closed
Built 1900, Closed 2013
Brown Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Concrete bridge over a small creek on Brown Bridge Rd
Open to traffic
Old Broadwell Mill Road Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over a stream on a pedestrian walkway in Alexandria Park
Open to pedestrians
Built 1951 over Little Tallahatchee Creek
"New" Old Broadwell Mill Road Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Little Tallahatchee Creek on Old Broadwell Mill Road
Open to traffic
Built 2010 by US Bridge to replace the Old Broadwell Mill Bridge
Blevens Creek Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Blevens Creek on Co Rd 1036
Closed due to possible flood damage
Built or relocated here 1939
CSX - Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Warren deck truss bridge over Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River on L&N Railroad
Open to traffic
4th Street Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over an unnamed creek on 4th Street
Open to traffic
Bridge seems to be built pre 1900 and then rehabilitated/widened in 1935.
Fosters Covered Bridge 01-35-B (Houston County, Alabama)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Replica covered bridge over unnamed stream on Private Road
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1972
Old US 78 Bridge (Marion County, Alabama)
Rated 86% with 7 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Gulf Branch on an abandoned alignment of US 78
Closed to all traffic
Blue Creek Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Blue Creek on Blue Creek
Open to traffic
Built 1940
Old US 31 Bridge (Chilton County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge on an abandoned alignment of US 31
Abandoned
Terrapin Creek Bridge (Cleburne County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Terrapin Creek on CR 94
Closed to all traffic
Built 1930
White Water Creek Bridge (Coffee County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over White Water Creek on AL 125 in Elba
Removed but not replaced
Built ca. 1940
Cole's Bridge (Coffee County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Pea River on an old alignment of Co Rd 147
Abandoned
Branch of Rock Creek Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Branch of Rock Creek on Sr 247
Abandoned
Bypassed in 1964
Spring Park Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Spring Creek on South Water Street
Open to traffic
Built ca.1930s as a WPA project
Bull Slough Bridge (Conecuh County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Sepulga River on Bull Slough Rd
Open to traffic
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1970
Country Club Road Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Blackwater Creek on Country Club Road in Jasper
Open to one-lane traffic
Built 1898 by the Canton Bridge Co.
Johnsey Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Blackwater Creek on Johnsey Bridge Road
Replaced in 2009 by a pony truss bridge
Built 1900, replaced by a new bridge in 2009
Stracener Bridge (Blount County, Alabama)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Abandoned through truss bridge over Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River on CR 14
Abandoned
Bridge moved to current site in 1943 to replace a bridge destroyed by flooding; bypassed by new bridge in 1979
Hart's Bridge (Covington County, Alabama)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Abandoned camelback through truss bridge over Conecuh River on Hart's Bridge Rd
Abandoned
Bypassed by new bridge in 1977
Ricetown Road Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Rated 84% with 5 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Mulberry Fork on formerly Ricetown Rd
Abandoned
Bibb Graves Bridge (Elmore County, Alabama)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Rainbow arch bridge over Coosa River on AL 111 in Wetumpka
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Old Bivens Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Five Mile Creek on an old alignment of Bivens Brookside Road
Open to pedestrians
Saugahatchee Creek Bridge (Lee County, Alabama)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over Saugahatchee Creek on CR 65 in Loachapoka
Open to traffic
Built 1934
Richard Martin Trail - Sulfur Creek Stone Arch (Limestone County, Alabama)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Tunnel under Richard Martin Trail (Old Railroad Bed) at Sulfur Creek
Open to pedestrians only
Smith Chapel Road Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on Smith Chapel Road in Carbon Hill
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1915, closed June 2013, replaced in summer of 2014
IC - Hurricane Creek Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Hurricane Creek on Abandoned Illinois Central Railroad
Closed to all traffic
Built 1905
Old Parker Bridge (Escambia County, Alabama)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Abandoned warren pony truss bridge over Conecuh River on former CR 4
Abandoned
Built 1947; bypassed by new bridge in 2004
John Snodgrass Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Rated 82% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Tennessee River on AL 117 near Stevenson
Open to traffic
2 year bridge project, finished in 1958
Bridgeport Railroad Walking Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Rated 81% with 7 votes
Walking bridge, converted from a former L & N Railroad deck truss bridge
Open to pedestrians
Built 1887; four spans built 1900; Trusses modified in the 1930s
KCS - Hurricane Creek Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Rated 81% with 4 votes
Steel stringer bridge over Hurricane Creek on L&N Railroad
Destroyed by severe weather
Built ca.1913; heavily damaged by an F4 tornado on April 27, 2011; reconstructed 2011 with 3 original piers remaining
Sipsey Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Bridge over Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River and abandoned branch of SLSF Rwy on Old alignment of Campbellville Rd (County Rd 22)
Abandoned
Built 1930, bypassed by a new bridge in 1999
Veterans Memorial Bridge (Dale County, Alabama)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Pea River on former US 231
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1921; Bypassed 1970
Old Co Rd 61 Bridge (Franklin County, Alabama)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Maldne Rd (formerly Co Rd 61)
Abandoned
Built ca. 1920 and closed to traffic in 1984.
Halls Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Rated 80% with 4 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Halls Creek in Tannehill State Park
Open to one-way traffic into Tannehill State Park parking lot
Built 1902, relocated to current site in 1975
Crawford Bottoms Rd Bridge (Morgan County, Alabama)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Cotaco Creek on Old alignment of Crawford Bottoms Rd
Abandoned, bypassed in 1987
Concord Bridge (Blount County, Alabama)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Calvert Prong Little Warrior River on Deaverstown Road
Open to traffic
Built 1940, Briefly closed 2012, now reopened
Riverside Bridge (St. Clair County, Alabama)
Rated 79% with 4 votes
Through truss swing bridge over Coosa River (Logan Martin Lake) on US 78 at Riverside
Open to traffic
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1972
Newfound Creek Trestle (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Rated 78% with 7 votes
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Newfound Creek on formerly L&N Railroad
Destroyed by fire
Built 1904; Burned on May 23, 2006
L&N - Mountain Fork Bridge (Madison County, Alabama)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Lost Bridge over Mountain Fork on Former L&N Railroad alignment
Only the piers remain
Was part of the L&N Huntsville, AL, to Decherd, TN, Railroad
Swann Covered Bridge 01-05-05 (Blount County, Alabama)
Rated 77% with 4 votes
Covered bridge over Locust Fork River on Swann Bridge Road
Open to all traffic
Built 1933; renovated 2012
Cahaba River Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cahaba River on Abandoned road
Abandoned
Duncan Bridge (Winston County, Alabama)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Sipsey River on CR 41
Open to traffic
Built 1967
Bridgeport Railroad Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Rated 76% with 4 votes
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Tennessee River on Nashville & Chattanooga Railway

Built ca 1851; Arson planned, but never attemped due to being well-guarded November 8th, 1861; Partially blown up by Confederate General Danville Leadbetter; Remaining spans burned by Union General Ormsby M. Mitchell
Steamboat Bill Bridge (Limestone County, Alabama)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Tennesee River and L&N SOU RR on US 31/ALT US 72/AL 20
Open to traffic
Built 1961; reconstructed 1997
Frank A. Hewitt Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Locust Fork River on Mt. Olive Road
Open to traffic
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1982
Cotts Creek Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over Cotts Creek on CR 153
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1937
Clarkson Covered Bridge 01-22-01 (Cullman County, Alabama)
Rated 74% with 4 votes
Lattice through truss bridge over Crooked Creek on Central Rd. (CR 1043) at the Clarkson Covered Bridge Park
Open to pedestrians
Built 1904 by James Legg. Destroyed by a flood in 1921 and rebuilt in 1922. Rehabilitated in 1975. Posted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Pleasant Hill Road Bridge (Etowah County, Alabama)
Rated 74% with 3 votes
Dismantled pony truss bridge formerly over Black Creek on Pleasent Hill Road in Gadsden
Partially Assembled in a park
Built 1882 at Walnut Grove; relocated during 1930s; disassembled 2009
Lost Creek Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Lost Creek on Tutwiler Road
Open to traffic
Built 1962
County Road 185 Bridge (De Kalb County, Alabama)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Bailey Truss bridge over Big Wills Creek on County Road 185
Open to traffic
Built 1933; Rehabilitated 2006
CSX - AL 53 Overpass (Limestone County, Alabama)
Rated 72% with 3 votes
Slab bridge over AL 53/7th Street on L&N Railroad
Open to traffic above and below
Built 1913
Apple Ave. Bridge (Old US 78) (Marion County, Alabama)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Concrete stringer bridge over East Fork Luxapalilla River on Apple Ave (formerly US 78)
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1920's
Cemetery Lane Bridge (Morgan County, Alabama)
Rated 72% with 4 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Cemetery Lane
Derelict/abandoned
Sketoe Bridges (Dale County, Alabama)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Abandoned concrete girder and a wooden bridge over Choctawhatchee River on AL 123 at the John Hutto Park in Newton
Abandoned
First bridge (wooden) built during or before Civil War and replaced by current old bridge (abandoned stringer bridge) probably during the 1920's. The current old bridge, although left abandoned in place, was replaced by the new bridge in 1976.
Old Union Crossing Covered Bridge 01-25-A (De Kalb County, Alabama)
Rated 71% with 4 votes
Warren through truss wooden bridge over Little River, West Fork on County Road 614
Open to traffic
Original covered bridge built by Union Army in 1864, covered Kingpost truss portion moved to current location and rebuilt on existing steel cable bridge in 1972, rebuilt and restored by Jack Jones, 1980