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Original Phillips Bridge

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Overview
Lost Truss bridge over Bayou Desiard on Monroe-to-Farmerville Road (present day Deborah Drive)
Location
Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1918
History
Built in 1896 on the Monroe-to-Farmerville Road as a steel structure. Replaced due to poor quality in 1918.
Design
Truss
Also called
Bayou Desiard Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.53833, -92.08000   (decimal degrees)
32°32'18" N, 92°04'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/586388/3600481 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81098 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2018: Added by M. D. Caillet