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Old US 45 Bridge

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Old US 45 Quitman Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in January 2011

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BH Photo #192887

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Description 

This bridge was abandoned in the 1950s, and half of the bridge is missing--most likely caused by flooding. Unsure if it was damaged before or after replacement--any additional info would be welcomed and appreciated.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Chickasawhay River on Old US 45
Location
Quitman, Clarke County, Mississippi
Status
Abandoned
History
Bridge was abandoned in the 1950s
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.01098, -88.73076   (decimal degrees)
32°00'40" N, 88°43'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/336529/3542961 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quitman
Inventory number
BH 44845 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2010: New Street View added by Jared Rainer
  • April 12, 2010: Added by Jared Rainer

Sources 

  • Jared Rainer - chumrain [at] bayspringstel [dot] net
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com