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Moore Lake Bridge

Photos 

Moore lake 1

Photo taken by Paul Clarke in November 2015

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BH Photo #341337

Map 

Description 

As per Google Earth, this bridge is not, as was listed, lost, but rather bypassed, and still exists alongside the new bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Moore Lake on CR 73
Location
Leflore County, Mississippi
Status
Bypassed by a new bridge built in 1995
History
Built 1916
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.9 ft.
Total length: 297.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.65083, -90.28619   (decimal degrees)
33°39'03" N, 90°17'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/751672/3726745 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schlater
Inventory number
BH 54267 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2014: Updated by Zachary S: Changed from lost to extant; bridge remains, though abandoned
  • November 2, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

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Comments 

Moore Lake Bridge
Posted February 23, 2016, by Glyn Robinson (contactbluebird [at] hotmail [dot] com)

very good photos!