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Cummings Highway Ravine

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Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in July 2010

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Description 

Bridge crosses mountain ravine that rises up over railroad tracks, I-24 and the Tennessee River

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Overview
Bridge over Ravine at Jonas Bluff on the side of Lookout Mountain on U.S. 11, U.S.41, U,S, 64, U.S. 72 (Will Cummings Highway)
Location
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Bridge built in 1935 bypasses old Cummings Highway alignment at Jonas Bluff, built as part of the then-new Dixie Highway
Builder
- Tennessee State Highway Department
Design
Concrete Tee Beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 1,075.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Also called
New Wauhatchie Pike Bridge
Jonas Bluff Pulloff Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.01981, -85.33736   (decimal degrees)
35°01'11" N, 85°20'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/651689/3876503 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chattanooga
Inventory numbers
TN 33SR0020009 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 45616 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 53.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
9,500

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Data merged
  • July 11, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Eddie Douthitt - eddied1962 [at] charter [dot] net