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Bowie River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Bowie River on former alignment of current MS 589
Location
Covington County, Mississippi
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.47161, -89.52067   (decimal degrees)
31°28'18" N, 89°31'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/260518/3484621 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sumrall
Land survey
T. 6 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 20
Elevation
230 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 49649 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Covington County, Mississippi (5)
Lost (21,037)
Mississippi (667)
Replaced by new bridge (13,800)
Through truss (13,742)
Truss (30,747)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: PLSS info
  • September 17, 2011: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bowie River Bridge
Posted September 18, 2011, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

1974 Sumrall quad shows no crossing, so it's not recently closed. Water is shown as Bowie Creek.

Bowie River Bridge
Posted September 17, 2011, by K. A. Erickson

Bing Maps shows a better view of this site a possible candidate for Miss Vaughn's old truss bridge. There was or appears to be something present, long abandoned.