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Valley of the Moon Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Bayou Pierre on a local road
Location
Claiborne County, Mississippi
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1929; replaced 2005
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 301.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 8, 2005
Also called
Bayou Pierre Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.01772, -90.87734   (decimal degrees)
32°01'04" N, 90°52'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/700478/3544369 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Willows
Inventory numbers
NRHP 05000561 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 41320 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1999)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 39.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
60

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was known as the Valley of the Moon Bridge
  • March 15, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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