National Steel Bridge Alliance

Bayou Sara Swing Bridge

Merit Award -- Movable Span

Project Team

  • Steel fabricator and detailer: Steward Machine Co., Inc., Birmingham, Ala. *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

  • Steel erector and general contractor: Brasfield & Gorrie, Birmingham, Ala.

  • Engineer: HDR, Newark, N.J.

  • Owner: CSX Corporation, Jacksonville, Fla.

Prize Bridge Information

  • Year Awarded: 2020
  • Year Completed: 2017
  • Location: Mobile County, AL
  • Award Class: Movable Span

Structure Information

  • Structure Type: Movable
  • Coating System: Metalized
  • Span Length (ft): 164
  • Structure Length (ft): 398
  • Average Deck Width (ft): 20
  • Steel Weight/Deck Area (lb/ft²): 167
  • Amount of Steel (tons): 250