Length of largest span: 153.9 ft.
Total length: 4,962.2 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Tennessee River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.80000, -87.62500(decimal degrees) 34°47'60" N, 87°37'30" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
BH 47917 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2010)
Deck condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9) Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 55.6 (out of 100)
The newer lock at this dam built in 1961 is the tallest single lift lock in America east of the Rockies. It lifts boats 100ft in a single lock. The original lock next to it is a system of 2 locks that work in tandem to raise boats the same height.