A pin-connected Pratt pony truss, flanked by steel I-beams. Also has a fish-bellied" bottom chord providing more stability and the maximum length that a lighweight pin-connected Pratt pony truss bridge could be built. Top chords and end posts are channels with lacing on top and battens underneath. Bottom chords are paired rectilinear eyerods, and counters are single rectilinear tie rods. Completely rebuilt to these original specifications in 1986.
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 117.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Buena Vista Ford Bridge (Smith County)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.73861, -84.33388(decimal degrees) 35°44'19" N, 84°20'02" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")