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Old US-49 Black Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Northeast

Photo taken by David Backlin in March 2011

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BH Photo #196134

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned parker through truss bridge over Black Creek on Old US 49
Location
Brooklyn, Forrest County, Mississippi
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1955, reconstructed 1975, replaced by new bridge 1994 and abandoned
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 285.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.05376, -89.19090   (decimal degrees)
31°03'14" N, 89°11'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/290936/3437622 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brooklyn
Inventory number
BH 48482 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2011: New photos from David Backlin
  • March 24, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • March 23, 2011: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com