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Stennis Space Center Bridge


Photo taken by NASA

View this photo at nasa.gov

BH Photo #313673



Warren pony truss double leaf bascule bridge over Canal on MI-607 (Shuttle Parkway)
Hancock County, Mississippi
Open to traffic
Built 1965
Length of largest span: 128.0 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Also called
Shuttle Parkway Bridge
MTO Bascule Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.35136, -89.61371   (decimal degrees)
30°21'05" N, 89°36'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/248763/3360616 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 65491 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 14, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • January 14, 2015: Added by Nathan Holth



Stennis Space Center Bridge
Posted January 16, 2015, by Luke

From what I've read at NASA's site, the canal system has no name.

Stennis Space Center Bridge
Posted January 16, 2015, by Douglas Butler

I wonder which name of the Canal it crosses?

Stennis Space Center Bridge
Posted January 14, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bascule bridge is behind a security checkpoint in a NASA rocket testing facility. Just tell them you are with BridgeHunter and are here to photo the bridge and I am sure they will just wave you on through...

I actually don't even know if this bridge is historic or not. But it has the look of a Chicago style bascule. Maybe someone who works at the space center will find this page and tell us about the bridge... or even better supply photos!