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Old US 80 Bayou Macon Bridge

Description 

Satellite view confirms a bridge on "Old US 80" used to exist at this site. This was likely a part of the Dixie Overland Highway. Historic Aerials shows the highway still in place in 1955. A view from the 1980s shows a pier still in Bayou Macon.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Bayou Macon on US 80
Location
Madison Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced ca. 1956
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.45595, -91.47585   (decimal degrees)
32°27'21" N, 91°28'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/643254/3591998 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93380 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2021: Added by Cliff Darby

Sources 

  • Cliff Darby - cliffsta1987 [at] gmail [dot] com