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Morgan Bridge

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Photo taken by Carl Wycoff

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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Overview
Arch bridge over the BNSF Railroad on Dudley Street in Memphis
Location
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- J. A. Omberg
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 111.8 ft.
Total length: 134.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 1978
Also called
Elmwood Cemetery Bridge
Dudley Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.12444, -90.02944   (decimal degrees)
35°07'28" N, 90°01'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/770698/3890883 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Memphis
Inventory numbers
TN 790B5730001 (Tennessee bridge number)
NRHP 78002632 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32701 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
150

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • November 21, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added national register info
  • December 25, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Name

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Eddie Douthitt - eddied1962 [at] charter [dot] net
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com