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Wheeler Dam Bridge

Wheeler Dam Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: February 24, 2021

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
AL-101 Over Tennessee River
Location
Rural: Lawrence County, Alabama and Lauderdale County, Alabama: United States
Structure Type
Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Polygonal Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1937 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
1962
Main Span Length
175.0 Feet (53.3 Meters)
Structure Length
6,500.0 Feet (1981.2 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s) and 143 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
1014002450

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This bridge provides vehicular access over the Wheeler Dam and associated locks. The bridge and indeed the whole dam complex is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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