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Decatur Railroad Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: February 24, 2021
Decatur: Limestone County, Alabama and Morgan County, Alabama: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
400.0 Feet (121.9 Meters)
1,200.0 Feet (365.8 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
and 8 Approach Span(s)
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This bridge has been altered by the replacement of many spans with modern structures, but some of the fixed truss spans remain historic. The main span was a swing span that was replaced with a vertical lift span in 1978-9. Also, some of the fixed truss spans were replaced. The surviving historic fixed through truss spans at the northeastern end appear to be of early 20th century riveted design.
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