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US 80-Boeuf River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Boeuf River Bridge

The Richland Beacon-News: May 16 1931

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BH Photo #458512

Map 

Description 

Old swing bridge at this site was relocated farther South on the Boeuf River at the town of Buckner.

http://bridgehunter.com/la/richland/buckner/

Facts 

Overview
Lost Swing through truss bridge over Boeuf River on US 80
Location
Richland Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1931; Replaced 1958
Design
Swing Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 775.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Girard Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.48106, -91.79835   (decimal degrees)
32°28'52" N, 91°47'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/612909/3594395 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 17, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 17, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler