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Gum Creek Bridge (Old US 78)

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Gum Creek on Sr 178
Location
Itawamba County, Mississippi
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1938; Replaced 2018
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.24504, -88.28636   (decimal degrees)
34°14'42" N, 88°17'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381546/3790074 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tremont
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,300
Inventory number
BH 71120 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 14.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 6, 2019: Updated by David Backlin: Updated to Lost/Replaced
  • February 24, 2016: Updated by James McCray: Added category "US 78"

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net

Comments 

Gum Creek Bridge (Old US 78)
Posted October 25, 2017, by Glyn Robinson (contactbluebird [at] hotmail [dot] com)

All of the bridges built in 1938 in this bottom are being replaced now.