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Old Elkton Bridge

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Elk River on former US 31/TN 7 at Elkton
Location
Elkton, Giles County, Tennessee
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1924 by the Montgomery and Parker Co.; bypassed by new bridge in 1959
Builder
- Montgomery and Parker Co. of Rockport, Indiana
Design
One riveted 160.9-foot Warren through truss with polygonal top chords and twenty 26.5-foot concrete deck girder approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.9 ft.
Total length: 692.2 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.04740, -86.88792   (decimal degrees)
35°02'51" N, 86°53'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/510221/3878305 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkton
Inventory number
BH 32509 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2014: New photos from Johnny C Barrett
  • May 27, 2013: New photos from Ben Tate
  • July 21, 2011: New photos from James McCray
  • July 27, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was completed in 1924
  • July 4, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is known as the Old Elkton Bridge; added bridge builder
  • May 13, 2008: New photos from James McCray
  • April 30, 2007: Posted photos from James McCray

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Old Elkton Bridge
Posted July 23, 2016, by Glyn Robinson (contactbluebird [at] hotmail [dot] com)

driving down hwy 31 yesterday and saw this jewel.wish i had stopped.

Elkton Bridge
Posted November 14, 2007, by Chelsea (mlittleblondy [at] aol [dot] com)

I óż this Bridge ...I did my report on it...

Elkton Bridge
Posted November 14, 2007, by Chelsea (mlittleblondy [at] aol [dot] com)

I óż this Bridge ...I did my report on it...