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Clement C. Clay Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: February 24, 2021
Huntsville: Morgan County, Alabama and Madison County, Alabama: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
360.0 Feet (109.7 Meters)
2,047.0 Feet (623.9 Meters)
28 Feet (8.53 Meters)
3 Main Span(s)
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This is one of several surviving examples of a cantilever truss bridge along the Tennessee River in Alabama. This bridge was once paired with an older, more significant historic bridge, but sadly that bridge was demolished and replaced with an ugly modern bridge. In the wake of that destruction, this surviving 1965 bridge has increased rarity and historic significance. This bridge features bolted connections, but the built-up members (which include v-lacing and lattice) are riveted.
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