Alabama Covered Bridges List
– May 28, 2014
 
Number County Name Water Spans Length Built Truss GPS Description
                   
01-02-A Baldwin Price Miflin Creek 1 72' x 15' x 15' 2011 Queen w/steel   S. of Elberta. CR83 (Main St.) S. 1.0 miles from jct with US98 in Elberta to the bridge on the E. side of the road. Private driveway is gated. Pedestrian walkway on each side. (N30 23.992 W87 35.496) Very private, behind gated driveway. Built by owner Claude Price. [http://photos.al.com/mobile-press-register/2011/03/covered_bridge_8.html]
01-02-b     Point Clear Creek 7 51' pre 1975 Stringer N30 29.148 W87 55.951 At Marriott Grand Hotel Point Clear Resort & Spa S. of Fairhope. US98A S. 5.5 miles from jct with US98 on the N. side of Fairhope to the bridge on the W. side of the road. 16' ramps on each end of the bridge.
01-04-A Bibb Overland Road Furnace Brook 1 47' 1994 Stringer approximate N33 02.63 W86 57.00 At Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park W. of Brierfeld. AL139 N. 1.6 miles from Brierfield, W. on AL25 3.7 miles to the park entrance, S. (curves E.) into the park 0.7 miles, bridge is to the N. about 0.25 miles. Part of 01-58-A. Part of 01-59-A. [www.brierfieldironworks.com]
01-05-04 Blount Nectar Locust Fork 4 385' 1934 Town --GONE-- N33 57.38 W86 37.57 SW of Cleveland. AL160 SW 4.2 miles from jct with US231 in Cleveland, S. on Nectar Bridge Rd. 0.7 miles to the bridge. Built by Zelma Clyde Tidwell of Locust Fork, AL. Arsoned June 13, 1993.
01-05-05   Swann or Joy Locust Fork Black Warrior River 3 305' 1933 Town N33 59.86 W86 36.08 Use the W. approach: AL160 W. 2.7 miles from jct with US231 in Cleveland, NW (right - curves W.) on Nectar Cir. 0.6 miles, N. on Joy Rd. 2.4 miles, E. on Swann Bridge Rd. 1.5 miles to the bridge. (The E. approach is closed about ½ mile from the bridge: Swann Bridge Rd. W. 1.5 miles from jct with US231 in Cleveland to the bridge.) Restored 2012. [5-13-14 East approach is now open.]
01-05-07   Horton's Mill Calvert Prong Little Warrior River 2 203' 1934 Town N34 00.460 W86 26.917 NNE of Oneonta. AL75 NNE 5.0 miles from jct with US231 in Oneonta, W. on Horton Mill Rd. 250' to the bridge. At 70', it is the highest covered bridge above a river in USA. Built by Clyde Tidwell. Restored 1974 & 2013.
01-05-12   Easley or Rosa Dub branch Calvert Prong 1 82' 1930 Town N33 58.265 W86 31.108 NW of Oneonta. US231 N. 1.7 miles from jct with AL75 in Oneonta, W. on Easley Bridge Rd. 1.9 miles to the bridge. Built by Forrest Tidwell. Restored 2012.
01-05-a               GONE Changed to 01-05-(a.
01-05-b   Mason brook 3 32' 1997 Stringer N33 59.035 W86 35.172 SW of Cleveland. AL160 SW 0.7 miles from jct with US231 in Cleveland to the bridge on the S. side of the road adjacent to the parking lot of the Shell gasoline station and Tonka hardware store at the intersection of AL79 & AL160.
01-05-c   Blount County Master Gardener Memorial ditch 1 14' 2000 Stringer N33 59.338 W86 27.503 In Palisades Park N. of Oneonta. US231 N. 2.3 miles from jct with AL75 in Oneonta, E. (curves N.) on CR50 0.5 miles, E. (right - curves N.) on CR46 1.1 miles, E. (right - curves NE) on Palisades Parkway 1.0 miles, continue ahead into the park. Bridge is at the north corner of the parking lot.
01-05-(a   London Park brook 1 12' 1979 Stringer --GONE-- N33 59.43 W86 33.79 E. of Cleveland. US231 E. 0.8 miles from jct with AL160 in Cleveland to the bridge on the S. side of the road back in the brush across from the Blount County Vocational School. Cannot be seen from the road. Permission at the house just to the W. [2-24-08: Dan said this is gone.]
01-05-?       1   198? Stringer   Blountsville. N. of village & N. of US231/SR53.
01-06-A Bullock Twin Creeks 2 creeks 37 334' 2000 Stringer N32 01.88 W85 27.83 In Wehle Land Conservation Center SE of Midway. AL51 S. 0.6 miles from jct with US82 in Midway, SE on CR47 (Pleasant Hill Rd.) (small sign to Nature Center) 4.8 miles, SW (right) on park road 0.5 miles to the bridge. All roads are dirt, but in nice condition. Bridge is about 3 miles into park. Bridge is sitting on 44 8x8 wooden supports, which are on a long concrete slab entire length of bridge. Bridge is all wood and is open to traffic. Built by Tom Hall.
01-08-01 Calhoun Coldwater Oxford Lake 1 63' 1850 MKP N33 36.45 W85 49.00 At the Oxford Lake Civic Center in Oxford. AL21 N. 0.15 miles from jct with I20 exit 185 in Oxford, E. on Recreation Dr. 0.7 miles to the Civic Center parking lot. Moved from Coldwater 8-17-1990. Closed to motor traffic.
01-08-A   Old Downing Mill Egoniaga Creek 2 95' 1993 I-beam stringer N33 38.64 W85 41.75 SE of Choccolocco. Brimer Rd. S. 0.4 miles from jct with Old Choccolocco Rd. in Choccolocco, SE on Old Mill Rd. 0.7 miles to the bridge on the S. side of the road at 1350. Private.
01-09-a Chambers Horace King Memorial Moores Creek 1 31' 2003 Town N32 48.701 W85 10.196 On the Chattahoochee Valley Railroad Trail in Valley. At the NE corner of the intersection of US29 & 20th Av. Built on the old RR trestle consisting of 2 36" I-beams. Deck is 2 x 10 treated lumber with 2 x 8 runners for wheel chair crossing.
01-09-B   Double M Farms stream 1 75'   Stringer --GONE-- N32 53.311 W85 21.961 E. of Lafayette. AL50 E. 2.3 from jct with US431 on the S. side of Lafayette to the bridge on the N. side of the road. Razed summer 2009.
01-15-a Cleburne Gibson pond outlet 1 15'   Stringer N33 44.02 W85 23.12 In Muscadine. Just E. of CR49 in town just below the dam of a private pond.
01-17-01 Colbert Buzzard Roost Buzzard Roost Creek 1 94' 1860 Town GONE On Allsboro Rd. which is part of the Natchez Trace Parkway System. Burned 7-15-1972.
01-19-01 Coosa Okachoy or Thomas Okachoy Creek 1 56' 1916 modified Long with King --GONE-- N32 50.94 W86 02.80 NNE of Equality. AL259 NNE 7.6 miles from jct with AL9 in Equality, W. on Newman Rd. 1.0 miles to the bridge. WARNING: DO NOT USE WESTERN ACCESS. Closed to motor traffic. Built by Melton Harris at a cost of $400.00. Arsoned June 2, 2001.
01-22-01 Cullman Clarkson or Legg Crooked Creek 4 250' 1904 Town N34 12.447 W86 59.448 W. of Cullman. US278 W. 7.2 miles from jct with II65 exit 308, N. on CR1117 0.6 miles, W. (curves N.) on CR1043 0.6 miles to the bridge on the E. side of the road in a park. Closed to motor traffic. Rebuilt 1975.
01-22-12   Lidy Walker's or Big Branch Lidy's Lake outlet 1 50' 1926 Town --GONE-- N34 10.96 W86 44.36 E. of Cullman. US278 E. 5.9 miles from jct with US31 in Cullman, N. on CR47 0.2 miles, E. on CR1616 0.2 miles; the bridge is to the N. in a pasture. Ask permission to visit at Walker's Corner USA store. Closed to motor traffic. Roof and sides collapsed onto the decking early Aug 2001.
01-22-a   Dwight Stanhope pond 1 35'   Stringer N34 04.210 W86 52.250 N. of Dodge City, Cullman County, AL. AL69 SW 0.9 miles from jct with I65 exit 299 E. of Dodge City, N. on CR216 1.9 miles, E. on CR290 0.25 miles to the bridge on the N. side of the road. Private. Ask permission.
01-22-b   Governors Park #1 pond 2 36' 1998 Stringer N34 10.543 W86 36.907 In Governors Park in Holly Pond. Brooklyn Rd. N. 0.1 miles from jct with US278, E. into park 250' to the bridge to the NE.
01-22-c   Governors Park #2 pond inlet 1 13' 1998 Stringer N34 10.558 W86 36.890 Same as 01-22-b but NE of the pond.
01-24-a Dallas Valley Creek Park Valley Creek 3 82' 1989 Stringer N32 24.09 W87 02.29 In Valley Creek Park in Selma. AL22 (Dallas Av. W. 1.1 miles from jct with AL80 (Broad St.) in Selma to Bloch Park on the S. side of the road. Enter Block Park bearing left to two mortared rock columns at each side of the entrance to Valley Creek Park, follow 0.2 miles to the bridge. Built by the City of Selma.
01-25-A DeKalb Old Union Crossing West Fork Little River 3 42' 1980 Stringer N34 32.03 W85 35.92 On the access road to Shady Grove Dude Ranch at Cloudmont Ski Resort atop Lookout Mountain S. of Mentone. CR89 S. 2.6 miles from jct with AL117 in Mentone, E. on CR614 1.4 miles to the bridge. Rebuilt on a 90' uncovered bridge in 1980. Ask permission at office. Very rough road best traveled with 4x4. [www.cloudmont.com] Moved here in 1972. Changed to 01-25-A in 1980 when installed over an uncovered bridge built on I-beams.
01-25-b   Indian small gorge 1 c14'   Stringer approximate N34 32.48 W85 35.79 S. of Mentone. AL117 SE 1.4 miles from jct with CR89 (Scenic Hwy) in Mentone, S. on CR177 (E River Rd.) 0.3 miles, W. (curves S.) on CR89 (Wester Rd.) 2.0 miles, W. (curves S.) about 1.0 miles to the bridge on the S. side of the road.
01-26-A Elmore Mother's Coosada Creek 1 40' 1999 Stringer N32 30.536 W86 22.040 In Millbrook. AL143 (Main St.) N. 2.0 miles from jct with Coosada Rd. in Millbrook, E. (right) on Graff Rd. 0.25 miles, N. (left - curves E.) on Willowbrook Dr. 0.1 miles, N. (left) on Willow Tree Dr. 0.1 miles to the bridge. Owner lives at 5500 Willow Bend Dr. Built by Jim Lee, Gee Eason, & James Calhoun. Blown down by a tornado in July 2000, rebuilt in fall 2000 by the same builders with salvaged materials.
01-28-A Etowah Gargus Gargus Bass Lake 4 22' 1966 Stringer N33 59.959 W86 14.534 In Gallant. CR35 (Gallant Rd.) E. 0.2 miles from jct with Rock Bridge Rd. in Gallant to the bridge on the S. side of the road in the front yard of Bryson residence.
01-28-B   Ivalee Brown Creek 1 51' 2005 I-beam stringer N34 02.02 W86 08.87 WNW of Attalla. US278 NW 2.0 miles from jct with US11 in Attalla, W. on Gallant Rd. 2.3 miles to the bridge on the S. side of the road up a private driveway about 0.1 miles. Permission to visit.
01-28-C   Gilliland's or Reese City pond 6 81' 1899 Stringer approximate N34 02.50 W86 01.40 In Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden. AL411 N. 1.8 miles from jct with US278/431 in Gasden to Park entrance on W. side of the road. Moved there in 1967. None of the original Town Lattice remains. Closed to motor traffic. Built by Jesse Gilliland. Admission.
01-28-d   Amanda's stream 1 12' c1998 Stringer N33 56.190 W86 01.050 In Southside. Fowlers Ferry Rd. E. (curves S.) 0.5 miles from jct with AL77 on the N. side of Southside to the bridge on the W. side of the road. Ask permission. Built c1988, covered c1998.
01-35-A Houston Gabe's creek 1 49' 1994 I-beam stringer N31 05.652 W85 19.201 N. of Cottonwood. AL53 N. 3.2 miles from jct with CR55 in Cottonwood, SW on CR33 0.55 miles to the bridge on the W. side of the road at 7990. [Was Gabe's Covered Bridge Restaurant - private residence Nov 2004.]
01-35-B   Fosters creek 1 24' 1972 Stringer N31 08.672 W85 27.339 SW of Dothan. AL52 (Hartford Hwy) SW 3.2 miles from jct with US231 on the SW side of Dothan, S. on CR59 3.2 miles, N. (sharp left) on Park Av. 0.3 miles to the bridge on the E. side of the road at 7583.
01-35-C   Hooters spillway 3 36' 1999 Stringer N31 14.572 W85 25.862 Behind Hooters in Dothan. US231 (Ross Clark Cir) N. 1.0 miles from jct with US84 (Main St.) to the bridge on the W. side of the road at 3385.
01-37-A Jefferson Mountain Oaks Huckleberry Creek n/a 26' 1970 Post supported roof N33 25.333 W86 49.687 In Hoover. Alford Av. W. 0.1 miles from jct with I65 exit 244 in Hoover, S. on Sumpter St. 0.3 miles, W. on Blue Ridge Blvd. 0.3 miles, S. on Mountain Oaks Dr. 0.2 miles to the bridge.
01-37-B   Tannehill Valley Estates Tannehill Mill Stream 1 42' 1972 Stringer N33 16.668 W87 03.280 SSW of McCalla. I20 SW 5.8 miles from jct with I459 in McCalla, E. on AL216 (exit 100) 0.6 miles, S. on Bucksville Rd. (towards Tannehill State Park) 1.8 miles, NE on Eastern Valley Rd. 2.1 miles to the bridge on the E. side of the road.
01-37-C   Cooley Pinch Gut Creek 1 27' 2000 Stringer N33 39.58 W86 32.41 In Carrington Place subdivision NE of Trussville, Trussville Township. US11 NE 5.1 miles from jct with Chalkville Rd. in Trussville, SE (right) on Carrington Dr. 0.3 miles, SW (right) on Carrington Circle 0.25 miles to the bridge on the W. side of the road at 5416 behind the house 120 yds. Built by Bob Smith and Roy Knighton.
01-37-d   Clearbranch United Methodist Church Clear Branch 1 35' 2005 Stringer N33 41.48 W86 31.85 N. of Argo. Liles Ln. W. 0.1 miles from jct with I59 exit 148 N. of Argo, S. on Glenn Rd. 0.3 miles to the church at 8051. Bridge is between church & parking lot.
01-41-04 Lee Salem Shotwell or Pea Ridge Wacoochee Creek 1 76' 1900 Town --GONE-- N32 36.59 W85 12.50 E. of Opelika. US280 E. 8.6 miles from jct with I85 exit 62 on the E. side of Opelika, N. on Lee Road 254 1.3 miles, E. on Lee Road 252 0.4 miles to the bridge. A tree fell on a portion of the bridge the night of 6-3-05, the next day around 1:00 pm, the entire bridge fell into the creek.
01-41-a   Askew stream 1 24' 1968 Stringer N32 36.92 W85 29.05 In Auburn. AL147 (College St.) N. 0.2 miles (1 block) W. on Drake Av. 0.1 miles (1 block), N. on Sanders St. 0.1 miles to the bridge on the W. side of the road at 543. Hidden by foliage in the front yard along the long walkway. Built by William K. Askew
01-41-b   Salem Shotwell Rocky Brook 1 43' 2007 Town N32 39.56 W85 22.88 In Opelika Municipal Park in Opelika. 5th St. NW 0.4 miles from jct with AL15 (2nd Av.) in Opelika, NE (right) into the park about 0.2 miles to the bridge. 01-41-04 cut down.
01-42-A Limestone Creekwood Creekwood Brook 1 35' 1998 Stringer N34 51.190 W87 02.860 NW of Athens, O'Neal Township. AL99 (Buck Island Rd.) NW 3.3 miles from jct with Elm St./New Cut Rd. on the NW side of Athens, W. (left) on Dawson Dupree Rd. 0.2 miles to the bridge on the S. side of the road at 15370. Built by Wade Gilbert and his son, Joel.
01-42-B   Gilbert Tributary of Big Creek 1 31' 1997 Stringer N34 50.46 W87 06.32 WNW of Athens, Shanghai Township. New Cut Rd. (CR48) W. 5.5 miles from jct with AL99 (Elm St.) on the NW side of Athens, N. on Baker Hill Rd. 1.5 miles to the bridge on the W. side of the road. Built by Wade Gilbert and his sons, Grant and Joel.
01-42-c   Swan Creek Walking Trail Swan Creek 1 40' 2004 Stringer N34 48.637 W86 56.502 In Athens. AL251 E. 0.5 miles from jct with US 31 to the bridge on the N. side of the road.
01-42-D   Romine Beauchamp Branch 1 35' 2004 Stringer N34 47.877 W87 04.527 W. of Athens. US72 W. 7.6 miles from jct with I65 exit 351, N. on Zehner Rd. 0.5 miles to the bridge on the W. side of the road at 16495 up a driveway 0.2 miles.
01-45-a Madison Cambron Cove of Sky Lake 8 90' 1974 Post & beam N34 35.889 W86 31.159 Atop Green Mountain at Madison County Nature Trail Park in Huntsville. US231 S. 6.3 miles from jct with I565 exit 19 in Huntsville, E. on Weatherly Rd. 1.5 miles, S. on Bailey Cove Rd. 1.2 miles, E. (curves S.) on Green Mountain Rd. 1.8 miles, right & continue S. on Shawdee Rd. 1.4 miles to the park on the W. side of the road. Built by Madison County.
01-49-(a Mobile Sandagger pond 1 11' 2007 Stringer N30 27.312 W88 10.234 At P.F.Sandagger Residence S. of Theodore. Bellingrath Rd. S. 6.5 miles from jct with US90 in Theodore to the bridge on the W. side of the road at 11320. The bridge consists of 7 spans; a 11.1-foot wide covered center span with a 3-span, uncovered, 32.8-foot long ramp on the left downstream end and a 3-span, uncovered, 35.4-foot long ramp on the right downstream end for a total length or 79.3 feet. Built by Paul F. (Fred) Sandagger.
01-50-A Monroe Rikard's Mill Flat Creek 1 81' 1994 Steel pony w/Queen & Pratt approximate N31 47.38 W87 13.40 At the Monroe County Heritage Museum N. of Beatrice. About 5 miles N. of Beatrice at 4116 AL 265. Built on an old steel bridge. ½ of this is a gift shop.
01-53-a Perry Perry Lakes Park stream 1 80'   Stringer N32 41.83 W87 14.65 In Perry Lakes Park NE of Marion. AL183 NE 3.4 miles from jct with AL5 on the NE side of Marion, N. on AL175 2.2 miles, E. into the park 0.9 miles to the bridge on the N. side of the road. Metal frame & roof structure. Wood walkway is 4 feet wide & suspended from the roof structure. All roads in the park are dirt, but well kept.
01-55-A Pike Poole's small pond 2 60' 1998 Stringer N31 49.407 W85 59.728 At the Pioneer Museum of Alabama in Troy. US231 N. 1.3 miles from jct with US29 to the bridge on the W. side of the road.
01-58-A St. Clair Hugh King Little Canoe Creek 1 44' 1986 Stringer N33 45.69 W86 27.01 E. of Springville, Springville Township. AL174 E. 1.1 miles from jct with I59 exit 154 on the E. side of Springville to the bridge on the S. side of the road (just past Branahan Dr.) at 1680. Covered in 1986 by Hugh King.
01-59-A Shelby Montevallo Shoal Creek 3 79' 1970s Stringer GONE 1 mile E. of Montevallo, off Overland Rd. Removed, cut into 3 pieces & piece 1 became 01-04-A, piece 2 became 01-59-B, & piece 3 is private at an unknown location.
01-59-B   Bob Saunders Family or Twin Pines Spillway of Lake Lauralee 1 51' 1988 Long N33 26.519 W86 30.617 At Twin Pines Resort & Conference Center W. of Sterrett, Shelby County, AL. CR45 W. (curves N.) 1.5 miles from jct with AL25 in Sterrett, W. on Twin Pines Rd. about 0.8 miles to the Twin Pines Resort & Conference Center at 1200. Bridge is at the NE corner of the lake. Permission required. Part of 01-59-A.
01-59-C   Pumpkin Hollow Bear Creek (Pumpkin Hollow Lake) 2 68' 1992 Cement slab approximate N33 27.33 W86 27.71 NE of Sterrett. CR55 NE about 1 mile from jct with AL25 in Sterrett (to 18274), E. into New Pumpkin Hollow Lake Development & the bridge. Permission. The Town Lattice is just decorative.
01-60-01 Sumter Alamuchee or Bellamy small lake 1 82' 1861 Town N32 35.624 W88 11.146 On the University of West Alabama campus in Livingston. US11 N. 1.3 miles from jct with AL28 in Livingston, W. on Lake Dr. 250', S. on Student Union Dr. 0.3 miles to the Student Union. Park in the parking lot & the bridge is to the SW. The bridge originally crossed the Surcarnoochee River on the main road from Livingston to York, in 1924 it was moved about 5 miles and continued to be used until 1958. In 1971 the bridge was moved to its current location.
01-61-01 Talladega Kymulga Talladega Creek 1 105' 1861 Howe N33 20.073 W86 17.978 In Kymulga Mill Park NE of Childersburg. AL76 NE 1.8 miles from jct with US231 in Childersburg, N. on CR180 3.8 miles to the bridge on the W. side of the road. Closed to motor traffic. Restored in 1974. Admission.
01-61-02   Waldo or Riddle Mill Talladega Creek 1 c115' c1858 Howe Queen combo N33 22.746 W86 01.732 At Riddle Mill at Waldo SE of Talladega. AL77 SE 6.8 miles from jct with AL21 in Talladega, E. on Riddle Mill Rd. 0.1 miles to the bridge. Closed to motor traffic.
01-61-A               MOVED Changed to 01-25-A.
01-61-b   First Baptist Church creek 1 32' 1993 Stringer N33 16.606 W86 21.242 At the First Baptist Church in Childersburg. US231/280 (12th Av.) S. 1 block from jct with AL76 (1st St.), E. on 2nd St. 0.25 miles to the bridge on the S. side of the road.
01-64-A Walker Jimmy Lay tributary Sloan Creek 1 21' 1984 King N33 50.102 W86 58.053 NE of Sumiton, Empire Township. State St. N. 0.6 miles from jct with US78 in Sumiton, E. on Main St. 0.2 miles, NE (left) on Empire Rd. 7.3 miles to the bridge on the W. side of the road.
01-64-B   Jeff Barton Mathis Creek 1 45' x 18' 1994 Concrete Stringer N33 47.589 W87 06.033 NW of Sumiton. US78 NW 3.4 miles from jct with CR30 (Horse Creek Blvd) on the NW side of Sumiton to the bridge on the S. side of the road back in a field 150yds. For permission to visit the bridge, continue NW on US78 0.25 miles, S. on Mathis Creek Farm Rd. 0.2 miles, SE on Barton Pl. (driveway) to the Barton residence.