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Kyles Ford Bridge

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Kyles Ford Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in June 2018

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BH Photo #433336

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Facts 

Overview
Warren Through truss bridge with Polygonal Top Chords, over Clinch River on State Highway 70
Location
Hancock County, Tennessee
Status
Preserved as an historic ruin
History
Built 1928-30
Builder
- Tennessee Highway Department
Design
Warren Polygonal Through truss with pre-stressed concrete deck approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 161.7 ft.
Total length: 420.6 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Highway 70 Bridge
Edward R. Talley Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.56889, -83.04056   (decimal degrees)
36°34'08" N, 83°02'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/317408/4048987 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kyles Ford
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
530
Inventory numbers
TN 34SR0700001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32557 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2018: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 10, 2010: New Street View added by Calvin Sneed
  • January 1, 2010: Updated by Calvin Sneed: You are correct on the type of span here.. the T-DOT engineer got it confused with another bridge.
  • December 31, 2009: Updated by Calvin Sneed: According to T-DOT Region 1's Resident Bridge Engineer, this is actually a Deck Pratt Truss bridge. I sent him the above picture for clarification.
  • December 13, 2009: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: This is actually a Warren through truss
  • September 15, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • September 10, 2008: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • September 8, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • September 7, 2008: New photos from Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matthew Ridpath
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Kyles Ford Bridge
Posted February 5, 2010, by J.P.

by the historic tennessee bridge record this bridge has been scheduled for demolition