Tombigbee River Bridge, Spanning Tombigbee River at State Highway 182, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS
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Spanning Tombigbee River at State Highway 182, Columbus, MS
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Survey number HAER MS-13
Significance: The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. / The bridge over the Tombigbee River at Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi was built in 1927 by the Mississippi State Highway Department (Mississippi Department of Transportation). It was built as a Federal Aid Project No. 60-A. The bridge linked U.S. Highway 82 with First Avenue (Main Street) on the east side of Columbus, Mississippi. The bridge was a replacement of an existing county bridge built in 1878. The 1927 bridge was part of a major artery of East-West traffic across North Mississippi.
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