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US 231 - Tallapoosa River Bridge

Photos 

US 231 - Tallapoosa River Bridge

The Montgomery Advertiser: April 28 1970

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BH Photo #452682

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Tallapoosa River on US 231
Location
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, and Elmore County, Alabama
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1922; Partial collapse & repair 1970; Partial collapse and repair 1977; Replaced 1993
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 178.2 ft.
Total length: 1,051.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.45512, -86.20320   (decimal degrees)
32°27'18" N, 86°12'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/574888/3591163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Willow Springs
Inventory number
BH 48987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 21, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • June 25, 2011: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com