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Loudon Steel Bridge

Photos 

Shot 08 November 2003 During Bridge Day, Celebration for the old bridge as the new bridge neared completion; Events included various presentations and a parade over the bridge

Photo taken by Martha Carver, 2003

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BH Photo #242918

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Tennessee River on U.S. 11 in Loudon
Location
Loudon, Loudon County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1929 as a toll bridge by the state; rehabilitated 1957; replaced 2004
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 322.8 ft.
Total length: 2,707.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Loudon County Memorial Bridge (named in honor of WWI Veterans)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.74333, -84.33167   (decimal degrees)
35°44'36" N, 84°19'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/741295/3958764 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loudon
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
12,660
Inventory numbers
TN 53SR0020005 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32611 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 92.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 15, 2012: Updated by Martha Carver: Updated information on bridge

Sources 

  • Martha Carver - martha_carver [at] bellsouth [dot] net

Comments 

US Hwy. 11 in Downtown Loudon
Posted January 11, 2010, by Conner Anthony Weaver (connerwvr [at] yahoo [dot] com)

It was torn down some point in 2004. It was January 3rd, I think, of '04 when I was stupid enough to walk across the pedestrian bridge, which was falling apart!

Loudon Steel Bridge
Posted January 11, 2010, by Conner Anthony Weaver (connerwvr [at] yahoo [dot] com)

It was torn down some point in 2004. It was January 3rd, I think, of '04 when I was stupid enough to walk across the pedestrian bridge, which was falling apart!

Loudon Steel Bridge
Posted January 11, 2010, by Conner Anthony Weaver (connerwvr [at] yahoo [dot] com)

It was torn down some point in 2004. It was January 3rd, I think, of '04 when I was stupid enough to walk across the pedestrian bridge, which was falling apart!

Tennessee River Bridge TN 2 Loudon
Posted July 10, 2009, by michael green (jmgreen43 [at] tntech [dot] edu)

THis bridge has been torn down and replaced. just thought i would let ya know!!! however the carmichael inn is still there