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Bayou Teche LA 87 Bridge (Old)

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Bayou Tech Bridge LA 87

Photo taken by Marinas

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #516055

Facts 

Overview
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 87S
Location
Iberia Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1957 ; replaced 2008
Design
Through truss swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 204.0 ft.
Total length: 451.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.99951, -91.80108   (decimal degrees)
29°59'58" N, 91°48'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/615637/3319336 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Iberia South
Inventory number
BH 19019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1957 (295)
Built during 1950s (4,013)
Iberia Parish, Louisiana (23)
Lost (29,036)
Lost 2008 (375)
Lost during 2000s (4,418)
Louisiana (729)
Movable (3,136)
Navigable waterway (2,211)
Owned by state (16,591)
Replaced by new bridge (19,738)
Span length 175-250 feet (2,074)
Swing (1,576)
Through truss (17,174)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,542)
Truss (35,919)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2022: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler