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SR 29-Tallahala Creek Bridge

Photo 

Tallahala Creek Bridge

Clarion-Ledger: April 23 1954

BH Photo #513184

Description 

Mr. Mapp went for a swim!

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Tallahala Creek on State Route 29
Location
Jones County, Mississippi
Status
Collapsed under a tractor trailer
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.59117, -89.16663   (decimal degrees)
31°35'28" N, 89°09'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/294424/3497158 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95411 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (433)
Jones County, Mississippi (4)
Lost (28,550)
Lost 1954 (89)
Lost during 1950s (870)
Mississippi (704)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,554)
Through truss (16,828)
Truss (35,517)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • December 9, 2021: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com