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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

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)

Categories 

Built 1931 (976)
Built during 1930s (12,169)
Lost (28,514)
Lost 1958 (102)
Lost during 1950s (866)
Louisiana (728)
Movable (3,115)
Owned by state (16,561)
Replaced by new bridge (19,392)
Richland Parish, Louisiana (11)
Span length 250-500 feet (1,259)
Swing (1,562)
Through truss (16,803)
Total length 500-1000 feet (3,063)
Truss (35,485)

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