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Bayou Black Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #261687

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Swing bridge over Bayou Black on Carroll Street in Gibson
Location
Gibson, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Status
Demolished.
History
Built 1945
Design
Cable-stayed swing bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 95.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Carroll Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.68697, -90.99074   (decimal degrees)
29°41'13" N, 90°59'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/694414/3285788 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gibson
Average daily traffic (as of 1972)
660
Inventory number
BH 19148 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Sufficiency rating: 13.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 9, 2019: Updated by Nathan Holth: Demolished, approach span and construction equipment still on site.
  • August 19, 2017: Updated by Jared Mixson: Closed and up for sale
  • October 23, 2016: New photos from C Hanchey
  • January 20, 2011: New photos from C Hanchey
  • March 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Street View and Corrected GPS.

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Comments 

Bayou Black Bridge
Posted March 28, 2015, by Janna

Bridge is closed currently. (3-28-2015)