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Hiwassee River Bridge

Photos 

BH Photo #133316

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Hiwassee River on TN 58
Location
Meigs County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929; demolished 2007
Builder
- Tennessee State Highway Department
Design
1 Parker through truss, with K-panels (K-Hybrid) span, 2 Pratt through truss approach spans, all riveted
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 220.1 ft.
Total length: 1,067.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.36500, -84.91000   (decimal degrees)
35°21'54" N, 84°54'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/689879/3915526 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Birchwood
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
4,040
Inventory numbers
TN 61SR0580003 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32640 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 1, 2010: Updated by Calvin Sneed: Fixed the type of spans from bridge records
  • February 12, 2009: New photo from Calvin Sneed

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