Swann Covered Bridge - Cleveland, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill
N 33° 59.860 W 086° 36.080
16S E 536817 N 3761968
Quick Description: Built in 1933, the 324 foot-long Swann Covered Bridge is the longest covered bridge in Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/18/2007 9:10:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM1W7H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 89

Long Description:
Located near rural Cleveland, AL, the Swann-Joy Bridge is the longest covered bridge in Alabama at 324 feet in length. It spans Locust Fork on the Warrior River in Blount County, Alabama. It was built on the Swann Farm to provide access to the Joy community. The Swann Bridge is popular with picnickers, canoeists, and kayakers.
The bridge is owned and maintained by the Blount County Commission.
Directions to bridge:
SW of Cleveland, AL on Swann Bridge Rd. 1.5 miles from the junction with US-231 in Cleveland.
Street address:
Swann Bridge Road
Cleveland, AL USA


County / Borough / Parish: Blount County

Year listed: 1981

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Engineering, Transportation

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Transportation

Current function: Transportation

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Privately owned?: Not Listed

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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