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Old US Hwy 45 Bridge

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Old US Hwy 45 Tombigbee River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in May 2010

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BH Photo #165933

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Overview
Parker through truss bridge over the old channel of the Tombigbee River on former U.S. 45 in Aberdeen
Location
Aberdeen, Monroe County, Mississippi
History
Built 1930 by the Nashville Bridge Co.; Bypassed by a new bridge in 1981 when the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway was built.
Builders
- Nashville Bridge Co. of Nashville, Tennessee
- W.C. Howton Co. of Birmingham, Alabama
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 542.3 ft.
Deck width: 22.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.7 ft.
Also called
Tombigbee River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.82066, -88.51895   (decimal degrees)
33°49'14" N, 88°31'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/359427/3743308 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aberdeen
Inventory number
BH 45323 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2015: New photos from James Baughn
  • February 4, 2014: New photos from Alexandra Kent
  • May 24, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Added bridge const date, builder and dimensions
  • May 20, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • May 20, 2010: Added by C Hanchey

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