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Tellico River Bridge

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Photo taken by christopher covert in October 2017

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BH Photo #407593

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Tellico River
Location
Monroe County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 71.8 ft.
Total length: 71.8 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Sourwood bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.29303, -84.11244   (decimal degrees)
35°17'35" N, 84°06'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/762589/3909364 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Big Junction
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
375
Inventory number
BH 32645 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 22, 2017: New photos from christopher covert

Comments 

Tellico River Bridge
Posted April 4, 2007, by James Adorno (adorno423 [at] aol [dot] com)

If you see this bridge, you literally are in the middle of nowhere....