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US 90 West Pearl River Bridge -- St. Tammany Parish LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 30° 13.869 W 089° 40.139
16R E 243135 N 3347412
Quick Description: An old vertical lift bridge over the West Pearl River in St Tammany Parish
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/15/2015 7:10:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMNCNB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
Views: 2

Long Description:
A cool vertical lift drawbridge that carries the US 90 over the West Pearl River in St. Tammany Parish LA is also an example of a box truss bridge.

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Overview: Vertical lift bridge over West Pearl River on US 90
Location: St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Status: Open to traffic

History: Built 1933

Design: Vertical lift

Dimensions:
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 569.7 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.

Vertical clearance above deck: 14.9 ft.
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Benchmark Blasterz visited US 90 West Pearl River Bridge -- St. Tammany Parish LA 12/30/2014 Benchmark Blasterz visited it