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Clinch River Bridge

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U.S. 25-W Warren Continuous Truss bridge

West side view of bridge, channel span in middle

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2008

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BH Photo #119607

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Overview
Unique Warren through truss bridge over Clinch River on U.S. 25-W in Clinton
Location
Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. However, available to third parties for reuse.
History
Built 1939 by the Bethlehem Steel Co.; rehabilitated 1959
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Design
Continuous Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 224.7 ft.
Total length: 983.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
Also called
Hon. William Everette Lewallen Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.09418, -84.13223   (decimal degrees)
36°05'39" N, 84°07'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/758190/3998203 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton
Inventory numbers
TN 01SR0090015 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32424 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 40.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
19,670

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed. But it is available for reuse.
  • February 2, 2011: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was built by the Bethlehem Steel Company
  • December 13, 2009: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: This is actually a Warren continuous truss
  • January 2, 2009: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • August 3, 2008: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • August 1, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matthew Ridpath
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Clinch River Bridge
Posted April 3, 2014, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Bridge is available for reuse. See attached marketing flyer.

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