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Alligator River Bridge

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Alligator River Bridge

North Carolina.

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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Overview
Swing bridge over Alligator River on US 64
Location
Tyrrell County, North Carolina, and Dare County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1960
Design
Pony plate girder swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.9 ft.
Total length: 14,928.9 ft. (2.8 mi.)
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.89990, -76.00196   (decimal degrees)
35°53'60" N, 76°00'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/410230/3973036 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
East Lake
Inventory numbers
NC 1770007 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23331 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2012)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 4.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
3,200

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 29, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Added Street View

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • Douglas Butler

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Alligator River Bridge
Posted April 11, 2013, by Ethan (etmcdowell1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Bridge is currently closed for replacement of center pivot, gears, and balance wheels. See www.ncdot.gov for more info