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L. B. Hassler Bridge

Photos 

View Of Sign On Truss #6 From Southeast End, Looking North

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #196541

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Obey River on Tenn SR 42
Location
Pickett County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1943, replaced 1996
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 279.9 ft.
Total length: 1,228.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Obey River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.53167, -85.16333   (decimal degrees)
36°31'54" N, 85°09'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/664424/4044489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Byrdstown
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
4,900
Inventory numbers
TN 69SR0420001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 48538 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • March 30, 2011: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • HAER TN-34 - Hassler Bridge, Spanning Obey River at State Route 42, Byrdstown vicinity, Pickett, TN
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com