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Swann-Joy 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: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Swann-Joy Bridge, located near Cleveland, Alabama, is the longest covered bridge in Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/18/2007 8:19:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM1W74
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 134

Long Description:
Built in 1933, 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.
Current Condition of Bridge: Good Condition-Open to vehicular traffic

Web Address: [Web Link]

Description of Covered Bridge:
324 foot-long town-style timber truss bridge

Year Built: 1933

Location (Road - City - State - Country): Swann Bridge Road, Blount County, Alabama

Parking (If not at the bridge):: Not listed

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