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US-90 East Middle Pearl River Bridge

US-90 East Middle Pearl River Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: October 10, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
US-90 (Chef Menteur Highway) Over East Middle Pearl River
Location
Rural: St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana: United States
Structure Type
Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Polygonal Warren Pony Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete T-Beam, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1933 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
582 Feet (177.4 Meters)
Structure Length
80 Feet (24.4 Meters)
Roadway Width
24 Feet (7.32 Meters)
Spans
3 Main Span(s) and 12 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
625200060707701

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This bridge's future is at risk!

Bridge Status: This bridge is at risk for demolition and replacement!

This is one of a trio of multi-span pony truss bridges along this stretch of road.

This bridge is one of a unique group of historic bridges along this stetch of road, that as of 2020, remained extant. Along this roughly three mile stretch of US-90, a total of five historic truss bridges can be seen, including a vertical lift bridge, a swing bridge, and three pony truss bridges. It is rare for so many bridges and such a rich variety to be found all on the same short section of road. However, as of 2020, these bridges are also collectively at risk for demolition and replacement, which would be a devasting loss as this is one of the most unique group of bridges in the state.

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