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Hurricane Mills Bridge

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Hurricane Mills Truss Bridge

Bridge is part of the Hurricane Mills Historic District

Photo taken by C Hanchey in March 2009

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BH Photo #136260

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Hurricane Creek on Old Hurricane Mills Road
Location
Humphreys County, Tennessee
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1911; Bypassed by new bridge in 1985; destroyed by flooding May 2010
Builder
- Nashville Bridge Co. of Nashville, Tennessee
Design
100-foot pin-connected Pratt through truss flanked by two steel I-beam spans
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 13, 1999
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.97062, -87.78158   (decimal degrees)
35°58'14" N, 87°46'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/429531/3980971 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hurricane Mills
Inventory numbers
NRHP 99001449 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 42174 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2010: Scott Monteiro submitted photos showing that the bridge has been completely destroyed by flooding
  • July 4, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added dimensions
  • June 21, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: bridge is a pratt through truss
  • March 31, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey
  • March 30, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

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Comments 

Hurricane Mills Bridge
Posted August 25, 2011, by Tim Nelms

It was sad to see this one go. Walked out on that bridge every summer during Loretta Lynn's MX Nationals.

Hurricane Mills Bridge
Posted April 1, 2009, by Channin Rosenthal

Thanks for adding this one!! Glad to see it here.