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Old Highway 11 Bridge over Sweetwater Creek

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Sweetwater Creek Bridge Downstream of City

1913 One-Lane Concrete Arch Bridge built by Luten Bridge Co., then of Nashville, TN

Photo taken by Bob Davis on April 26, 2009

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BH Photo #139244

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Overview
Arch bridge over Sweetwater Creek on NFA A081 in Sweetwater
Location
Monroe County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Builder
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.8 ft.
Total length: 34.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.62528, -84.44806   (decimal degrees)
35°37'31" N, 84°26'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/731108/3945386 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Philadelphia
Elevation
892 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
40
Inventory numbers
TN 620A0810001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32644 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2011: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • April 27, 2009: Updated by Bob Davis: Add photos, local road name

Sources 

  • Bob Davis - bobdaviscfi [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com