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Bibb Graves Bridge - Wetumpka, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer
N 32° 32.298 W 086° 12.399
16S E 574496 N 3600382
Quick Description: Located in downtown Wetumpka, Alabama, it connects the town together across the Coosa River.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 4/27/2008 8:08:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM3P45
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins
Views: 87

Long Description:
Bibb Graves Bridge, a focal point of the City was built in 1937. Designed by state bridge engineer Edward Houk and named after Governor Bibb Graves, it is reputed to be one of two bridges in Alabama to be suspended by reinforced concrete.
Length of bridge: 140.1 ft

Height of bridge: Vertical clearance above deck: 12.5 ft.

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: pedestrian, motor vehicles, bike

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
river


Date constructed: 1937

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Highway 111

Location:
Wetumpka, Alabama in Elmore county


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