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Widow's Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2010

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Widows Creek on Schaefer House Road
Location
Claiborne County, Mississippi
Status
Closed
History
Built 1917
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 16, 1988
Also called
Schaefer House Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.94167, -91.05000   (decimal degrees)
31°56'30" N, 91°02'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/684320/3535629 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Widows Creek
Land survey
T. 11 N., R. 2 E., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
NRHP 88002409 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 22843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
10

Update Log 

  • March 18, 2017: New photos from Paul Clarke
  • April 22, 2010: New photos from C Hanchey

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