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Old US 79 "Submerged" Eagle Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview (Looking Southwest)

Sections of the bridge can be seen in the distance. There are three sections.

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #234905

Map 

Description 

This bridge exists in three separate sections and is visible when Kentucky Lake levels are low.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete stringer bridge over Eagle Creek (a branch of Kentucky Lake) on an abandoned alignment of US 79 (TN 76)
Location
Henry County, Tennessee
Status
Inundated
Design
Concrete stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.42251, -88.11222   (decimal degrees)
36°25'21" N, 88°06'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/400293/4031387 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paris Landing
Inventory number
BH 52849 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,498)
Concrete stringer (696)
Henry County, Tennessee (5)
Inundated (81)
Tennessee (1,178)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2012: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com