Rating:
No votes cast

Rockport Road Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Pearl River on Rockport Road
Location
Copiah County, Mississippi, and Simpson County, Mississippi
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1910; Replaced 2004
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 475.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 15, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.79500, -90.14861   (decimal degrees)
31°47'42" N, 90°08'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/769976/3521254 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Georgetown
Land survey
T. 10 N., R. 21 W., Sec. 31
Inventory numbers
NRHP 88002414 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 22851 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1992)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 7.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
240

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey
  • February 24, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added NRHP record number

Sources 

Comments 

Rockport Road Bridge (Original 1910 )
Posted July 1, 2008, by Dwayne R. Bonner, P.E. (dbonner [at] ftcweb [dot] net)

Collapsed by overweight truck in 1999. Replaced by 3 span plate girder (130ft+240ft+130ft=600 ft. total main spans) with prestressed concrete approach spans. Replacement Bridge designed by Maxwell T. Huff, P.E.; Built by T.L. Wallace, Inc.