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MS 18 Bayou Pierre Bridge

Photos 

East Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in December 2008

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BH Photo #130640

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Bayou Pierre on MS 18
Location
Copiah County, Mississippi
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 418.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 10, 2005
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.00167, -90.69000   (decimal degrees)
32°00'06" N, 90°41'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/718214/3542952 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Utica West
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,500
Inventory numbers
NRHP 05000565 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 22848 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2018: New photos from Cliff Darby
  • May 21, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: added NRHP info
  • April 9, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • December 19, 2008: New photos from David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

MS 18 Bayou Pierre Bridge
Posted June 25, 2018, by Cliff Darby (clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I had to open my big mouth.... looks like all the trusses on MS 18 are in the process of being replaced or at the least bypassed.

MS 18 Bayou Pierre Bridge
Posted February 11, 2017, by Cliff Darby (clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

No signs of imminent replacement.

MS 18 Bayou Pierre Bridge
Posted August 11, 2016, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Available for reuse, and therefore likely also at risk for demolition. http://www.copiahcountycourier.com/2016/07/08/historic-copia...

Bayou Pierre MS 18 Bridge
Posted February 14, 2009, by JERRY L. MURPHY (jerry9188 [at] att [dot] net)

PHOTOS TAKEN AUG. 8,2008