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Woodwards Switch Bridge

Photos 

Woodwards Switch Bridge

Photo taken by Ken Roberts

View this photo at apps.mdah.ms.gov

BH Photo #202520

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Chickasawhay River on Woodward Switch Road
Location
Wayne County, Mississippi
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910; Collapsed under the weight of three vehicles on it at once in October of 2001 killing three people.
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 161.0 ft.
Total length: 352.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Also called
One Lane Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.69575, -88.66972   (decimal degrees)
31°41'45" N, 88°40'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/341757/3507924 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waynesboro
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,100
Inventory number
BH 22949 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 86.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2011: New photos from Ken Roberts
  • June 25, 2011: New photos from Ken Roberts

Sources 

  • Ken Roberts - kendroberts1 [at] gmail [dot] com