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Yazoo River Bridge

Photos 

North Approach-Long Shot

Photo taken by David Backlin in March 2009

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BH Photo #136065

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Yazoo River and KCS RR on US 61 near Redwood
Location
Warren County, Mississippi
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1950; Replaced by new bridge in 2009
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Cantilevered through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 324.2 ft.
Total length: 2,424.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.49093, -90.80844   (decimal degrees)
32°29'27" N, 90°48'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/705915/3596969 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Redwood
Inventory number
BH 41853 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 16, 2011: New Street View added by Ben Tate
  • January 26, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was replaced in 2009
  • March 26, 2009: New photos from David Backlin
  • March 25, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Added USGS Info
  • March 24, 2009: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

Yazoo River Bridge
Posted January 27, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Yet another beautiful historic cantilever demolished.

Yazoo River Bridge
Posted July 21, 2009, by Todd D. Walker (mrwalk08 [at] aol [dot] com)

I've seen a video online showing this bridge being dynamited this month.

Yazoo River Bridge
Posted May 29, 2009, by Mike Fishman (sultanofsamba [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

What is the Height Restrictions on the Bridge?