Mississippi Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Mississippi bridges: 617
  • Bridges with photos: 259 (42.0%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 259 (42.0%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 578 (93.7%)

  • Total photos: 1,678

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 440 (71.3% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 221 (50.2% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 235 (53.4% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 439 (99.8% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 165 (26.7% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 37 (22.4% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 129 (78.2% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Spanish Bayou Bridge (Adams County, built 1836, abandoned)
  2. Columbus Covered Bridge (Lowndes County, built 1843, lost)
  3. Mahorner's Bridge (Noxubee County, built 1884, abandoned)
  4. Steens Covered Bridge 24-44-02x (Lowndes County, built 1885, replaced by new bridge)
  5. Frisco - Aberdeen Bridge (Old) (Monroe County, built 1887, replaced by new bridge)
  6. Fairground Street Bridge (Warren County, built 1895, abandoned)
  7. Tibbee Bridge (Clay County, built 1896, abandoned)
  8. CN - Little Tallahatchie River Bridge (Tallahatchie County, built 1897, open to traffic)
  9. Yazoo River Swing Bridge (Leflore County, built 1898, replaced by new bridge)
  10. Swan Lake Bridge (Tallahatchie County, built 1900, lost)

By Design

  • Arch: 27 (4.4%)
    • Deck arch: 25 (4.1%)
      • Brick arch: 2 (0.3%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 11 (1.8%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 2 (0.3%)
      • Steel arch: 1 (0.2%)

  • Beam: 207 (33.5%)
    • Stringer: 172 (27.9%)
      • Concrete stringer: 6 (1.0%)
      • Steel stringer: 108 (17.5%)
      • Timber stringer: 35 (5.7%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 27 (4.4%)

  • Culvert: 3 (0.5%)
    • Concrete culvert: 3 (0.5%)

  • Rigid frame: 7 (1.1%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 6 (1.0%)

  • Girder: 49 (7.9%)
    • Deck girder: 19 (3.1%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 2 (0.3%)
      • Deck plate girder: 11 (1.8%)
    • Pony/through girder: 21 (3.4%)
      • Concrete pony/through girder: 1 (0.2%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 20 (3.2%)

  • Other: 6 (1.0%)

  • Slab: 9 (1.5%)

  • Suspension: 6 (1.0%)
    • Wire suspension: 5 (0.8%)

  • Truss: 266 (43.1%)
    • Deck truss: 9 (1.5%)
    • Pony truss: 110 (17.8%)
      • Kingpost pony truss: 4 (0.6%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 4 (0.6%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 3 (0.5%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 5 (0.8%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Warren pony truss: 18 (2.9%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.2%)
    • Through truss: 146 (23.7%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Camelback through truss: 9 (1.5%)
      • Howe through truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Lattice through truss: 2 (0.3%)
        • Town lattice truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Parker through truss: 22 (3.6%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 4 (0.6%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 4 (0.6%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 2 (0.3%)
      • Post through truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Pratt through truss: 38 (6.2%)
      • Warren through truss: 19 (3.1%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 4 (0.6%)

    • Tunnel: 1 (0.2%)

    • Unknown: 36 (5.8%)