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This is a list of all 3 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Pearl River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1905 Byram
Byram, Mississippi, USA (Pearl River)
Bridgemeister ID:115
Structurae ID:0000954
O'Donnell ID:398
Coordinates:N 32.176683 W 90.243467
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic, early 1987 (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:200f
Side spans:2 x 80f
Notes
  • Closed to vehicular traffic, 1987. Vandalized, 2006. In December of 2006 after several reports of vandalism, George Britt writes: "I walked the bridge December 24, 2006. It is in rough shape but you can still walk on it if you are careful. Vandals have started fires on the bridge span damaging the planks. Some planks are missing. There is also considerable graffiti about."
  • Scheduled for restoration (repair of deck boards and grafitti), Fall, 2008.
Photo by Melonie Tebo Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1997 Humen
Dongguan, Guangdong Province, China (Pearl River)
Bridgemeister ID:497
Structurae ID:0001896
References:BCG
Principals:Highway Eng. Co. of Guangdong Province
Use:Vehicular (major highway)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:888m
2008 Huangpu
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (Pearl River)
Bridgemeister ID:2549
Use:Vehicular
Status:In use (last checked, 2011)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Main span:1,108m

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