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Sowell Mill Bridge

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Sowell Mill Pike Duck River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in November 2010

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BH Photo #188222

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Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Duck River on Sowell Mill Pike (NFA 1903) in Columbia
Location
Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Builder
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Three span concrete closed-spandrel Luten arch bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.0 ft.
Total length: 342.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.59769, -86.95806   (decimal degrees)
35°35'52" N, 86°57'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/503799/3939328 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glendale
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
710
Inventory numbers
TN 600A1610001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32621 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Concrete inset railing", Luten arch
  • May 17, 2013: New photos from Martha Carver
  • March 17, 2013: New photos from Johnny C Barrett

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Johnny C Barrett - jcarsonbarrett [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Martha Carver - martha_carver [at] bellsouth [dot] net

Comments 

Sowell Mill Bridge
Posted May 29, 2016, by William gray (shayandwilliam [at] gmail [dot] com)

Fist bridge was build like 1830s for 10,000$ i think. Was burnt durning civil war by New Orleans Confederate soilders in 1861 or 1862.