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Swayback Bridge

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Description 

Built concurrently with Smith Lake Dam (along with nearby Duncan Bridge) to span the deep water that would back up over the valley of Rock Creek, the locally notable span connects the steep grades on both sides with a gentle dip in the middle.

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Overview
Girder bridge over Rock Creek (Smith Lake) on Co Rt 77 (Helicon Road)
Location
Winston County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1961
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 865.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.08795, -87.16961   (decimal degrees)
34°05'17" N, 87°10'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/484353/3771920 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
500
Inventory numbers
AL 7453 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 80705 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 12, 2018: New Street View added by Zachary S

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