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Veterans Memorial Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in October 2009

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BH Photo #147364

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren Camelback polygonal through truss bridge over Duck River on U.S. 41 in Manchester
Location
Coffee County, Tennessee
Status
no longer exists
History
Built 1931; replaced 2010
Builder
- Tennessee Highway Department
Design
Warren Camelback polygonal through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.0 ft.
Total length: 313.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.8 ft.
Also called
Duck River Bridge
Highway 41 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.49528, -86.10350   (decimal degrees)
35°29'43" N, 86°06'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/581312/3928339 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manchester
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
8,690
Inventory numbers
TN 16SR0020011 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32468 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2017: Updated by Calvin Sneed: The former bridge was a Warren Camelback polygonal truss
  • March 2, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 24, 2012: Updated by James McCray: Updated status to no longer exists
  • August 25, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • February 6, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • December 12, 2009: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: This is actually a Warren through truss

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matthew Ridpath
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Duck River Bridge
Posted June 24, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Duck River Bridge
Posted June 24, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Pic from 2011 with the new bridge next to the old:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/caving/12120730413/