Happy Hollow District Bridge

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Bridge on July 28, 2006

The Happy Hollow District Bridge or Civitan Bridge is a pedestrian, truss bridge spanning the Cahaba River within Trussville Civitan Park. The bridge was constructed in 1909 and features a steel frame with wooden planks. Located approximately 100 yards north of the Gadsden Highway, this has been listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage since March 19, 1986.

The bridge was damaged in 2013 during a flood of the Cahaba River. The portion of Civitan Park containing the bridge was fenced off until the repairs were completed and the park's greenway was opened in 2017.


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  • State of Alabama Historical Preservation Office. 24 Jul 2006 [1].
  • Lloyd, Gary (June 16, 2014) "Cahaba River enhancements coming this fall." Trussville Tribune
  • Staff (June 27, 2017) "Contractor days away from final inspection of Civitan Park." Trussville Tribune