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Hopewell Bridge

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Hopewell Bridge

Simpson County News: April 26 1979

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BH Photo #460856

Map 

Description 

Damaged in the Easter Flood of 1979 and replaced 4 years later.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Pearl River on Hopewell Road
Location
Copiah County, Mississippi, and Simpson County, Mississippi
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1983
Design
10-panel, pinned Camelback through truss
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss approach
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.95530, -90.19010   (decimal degrees)
31°57'19" N, 90°11'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/765586/3538929 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87229 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 17, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com