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US11 Third Creek Bridge

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Kingston Pike concrete culvert-style arch bridge, looking southbound into the tunnel along the bike path

Concrete culvert-style arch bridge that crosses Third Creek and a bike path.

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in July 2008

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Overview
Concrete culvert-style arch bridge over Third Creek on U.S. 11-70 (State Highway 1) in Knoxville
Location
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Design
Concrete culvert arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 50.5 ft.
Deck width: 55.7 ft.
Also called
US70 Third Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.95278, -83.94139   (decimal degrees)
35°57'10" N, 83°56'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/234705/3982711 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knoxville
Inventory numbers
TN 47SR0010017 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32599 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
35,820

Categories 

Arch (11,137)
Built 1936 (1,002)
Built during 1930s (10,471)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,573)
Deck arch (10,380)
Knox County, Tennessee (52)
Knoxville, Tennessee (34)
Open (36,265)
Owned by state (13,483)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,413)
Tennessee (1,020)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,379)
US 11 (40)
US 70 (75)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "US 11", "US 70"
  • August 3, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • July 22, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • July 18, 2008: New photos from Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com