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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
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
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
Inventory number
BH 71120 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
1,300

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2016: Updated by James McCray: Added category "US 78"

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com

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.