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Paint Creek Bridge

Photos 

Courtesy USFS, shot in the 1990s

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BH Photo #246439

Map 

Description 

Although described as an arch, it appears to be a slab or girder bridge. It was damaged by a flood in August 2001 and later replaced.

Facts 

Overview
Lost bridge over Paint Creek on Paint Creek Road
Location
Greene County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935, replaced 2003
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.97746, -82.84483   (decimal degrees)
35°58'39" N, 82°50'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/333673/3983021 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hot Springs
Inventory number
BH 32537 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 2000)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 66.40 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2016: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: fixed coordinates
  • January 9, 2013: New photos from Martha Carver

Sources 

  • Martha Carver - martha_carver [at] bellsouth [dot] net
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com