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Old Bay St. Louis Bridge

Photos 

Hancock County Historical Society

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Bay St Louis on US-90
Location
Hancock County, Mississippi
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928, replaced 1954 and demolished soon thereafter.
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.31822, -89.30578   (decimal degrees)
30°19'06" N, 89°18'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/278296/3356300 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bay Saint Louis
Inventory number
BH 54196 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,263)
Built 1928 (1,047)
Built during 1920s (8,869)
Hancock County, Mississippi (13)
Lost (18,933)
Lost 1953 (28)
Lost during 1950s (392)
Mississippi (677)
Owned by state (13,892)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Timber stringer (3,374)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2016: Updated by Ian Bowen: Added build date from Hancock County Historical Society site.
  • October 29, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

Sources 

  • Jared Mixson
  • Ian Bowen - historichighways [at] gmail [dot] com