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TN 49 Harpeth River Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Harpeth River on TN 49
Location
Cheatham County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced
History
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1994; replaced 2013
Design
Riveted, 8-panel Parker through truss, with K-panels (K-Hybrid)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 984.6 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.28530, -87.14633   (decimal degrees)
36°17'07" N, 87°08'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/486859/4015602 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cheatham Dam
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
3,030
Inventory numbers
TN 11SR0490001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32455 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 7, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Replaced
  • April 16, 2008: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Harpeth River Bridge
Posted January 7, 2014, by Brent Moore (special [at] seemidtn [dot] com)

This bridge was torn down and will be replaced soon. TDOT posted video of the bridge implosion here:

http://youtu.be/dmHKwXyZ9C4