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Morgan Bridge

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Photo taken by Carl Wycoff

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over the BNSF Railroad on Dudley Street in Memphis
Location
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- J. A. Omberg (City Engineer and Designer, Buried In Cemetery)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 111.8 ft.
Total length: 134.8 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 1978
Also called
Elmwood Cemetery Bridge
Dudley Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.12444, -90.02944   (decimal degrees)
35°07'28" N, 90°01'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/770698/3890883 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Memphis
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
150
Inventory numbers
TN 790B5730001 (Tennessee bridge number)
NRHP 78002632 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32701 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2022: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • March 10, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 5, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • November 21, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added national register info
  • December 25, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Name

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Morgan Bridge
Posted May 11, 2022, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

The listing on BridgeHunter is accurate. 78002632 is actually the correct number, and refers to the Elmwood Cemetery Office and Entrance Bridge. 02000233 is for the Elmwood Cemetery itself.

https://catalog.archives.gov/id/135819758

https://catalog.archives.gov/id/135819756

Morgan Bridge
Posted May 11, 2022, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Actually, both numbers appear to be linked to the bridge:

Morgan Bridge
Posted May 11, 2022, by hofoen (hofoen [at] gmail [dot] com)

the correct NRHP id is 02000233