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John T. Cunningham Memorial Bridge

Photos 

View Of Bridge In Setting, Looking West

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #196526

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost K-Truss through truss bridge over Cumberland River on Old State Route 13
Location
Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1925, replaced 1986
Builders
- Gould Contracting Co. of Nashville, Tennessee
- Nashville Bridge Co. of Nashville, Tennessee
Design
K-Truss through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 282.5 ft.
Total length: 1,400.7 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.50273, -87.37848   (decimal degrees)
36°30'10" N, 87°22'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/466105/4039777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Providence
Inventory number
BH 48536 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 5, 2020: New photos from Jon Fleenor
  • March 30, 2011: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • HAER TN-21 - John T. Cunningham Memorial Bridge, Spanning Cumberland River, on Old State Route 13, Clarksville, Montgomery, TN
  • Jon Fleenor
  • Geoff Hubbs