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Foothills Parkway Bridge #2

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foothills Parkway

BH Photo #410475

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Overview
Box girder bridge on Foothills parkway over mountian
Location
Blount County, Tennessee
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Design
The precast segmental concrete bridge is 790ft long with a maximum span length of 180ft. The alignment consists of a reverse curve with radii as small as 262ft. The precast superstructure segments are 36ft wide and 8? long and are prefabricated at a local precasting plant. Precast hollow segmental concrete box pier columns are used for the substructure. To limit the impact to the environment, the precast segments are erected in balanced cantilever "top down" using a specially designed straddle carrier mounted on a temporary work bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 790.0 ft.
Deck width: 36.8 ft.
Also called
Missing Link
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.70660, -83.69954   (decimal degrees)
35°42'24" N, 83°41'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/255769/3954766 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 79383 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2017: Added by christopher covert

Comments 

Foothills Parkway Bridge #2
Posted November 13, 2017, by Anonymous

I don't believe this bridge has a width of more than 69 miles. If it's true, this bridge's width is greater than the length of every north american bridge! Also, the description... "bridge on cars". Unless we're talking about a monster truck rally, that is just not possible.