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US190 Amite River Bridge

Photos 

Driving across

BH Photo #109097

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Amite River on Westbound US 190 at Denham Springs
Location
Livingston Parish, Louisiana, and East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Status
Imploded October 22, 2009
History
Built 1932, imploded October 22, 2009
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 249.9 ft.
Total length: 1,452.7 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
Also called
Long-Allen Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.46333, -90.99000   (decimal degrees)
30°27'48" N, 90°59'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/692972/3371844 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Denham Springs
Inventory number
BH 19061 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2010: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • October 22, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: Bridge Imploded October 22, 2009
  • April 14, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Scheduled for replacement 2011
  • March 26, 2009: New photo from David Backlin
  • March 24, 2009: Updated by David Backlin
  • September 27, 2007: Posted photo from David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

Amite River US 190 Bridge
Posted October 21, 2009, by Derek Pinsonat (dspinso [at] cox [dot] net)

This bridge was demolished today, 21 Oct 2009, with explosives.

Amite River US 190 Bridge
Posted December 7, 2007, by Karen Pinsonat

This bridge is scheduled to be replaced in 2008.