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Asheville Highway Bridge (1931)

Photo 

Asheville Highway Bridge

Photo taken by Rick Shelton in December 1997

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BH Photo #523229

Facts 

Overview
Lost K-Parker through truss bridge over Holston River on U.S. 11-E, U.S. 25-W (State Highway 9)
Location
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
Status
DEMOLISHED, replaced by a concrete steel I-Beam bridge
History
Built 1931; parallel EB deck truss built alongside in 1959; replaced 2004
Design
(1)10-panel, riveted K-Parker through truss span
(2)6-panel, riveted Warren through truss spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 317.9 ft.
Total length: 860.9 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Holston River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.01493, -83.83017   (decimal degrees)
36°00'54" N, 83°49'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/244939/3989310 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
TN 47SR0090008 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32590 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added Rick's photo, truss type, history, & categories
  • July 16, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • July 8, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed

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Sources 

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