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Old L & N Railroad Bridge 2

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Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in April 2010

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BH Photo #162832

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Overview
Wooden bridge over CSX Railroad on NFA A317 (Columbus Road)
Location
Polk County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1988
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 118.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.22602, -84.62202   (decimal degrees)
35°13'34" N, 84°37'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/716417/3900699 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oswald Dome
Inventory numbers
TN 700A3170003 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32657 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 50.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
40

Categories 

Beam (11,967)
Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,759)
CSX Railroad (1,249)
Functionally obsolete (7,990)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,593)
Owned by county (18,855)
Polk County, Tennessee (28)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Tennessee (1,030)
Timber stringer (3,342)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,650)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2017: New photos from Anthony Wallace
  • November 10, 2013: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • April 19, 2010: New photo from Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - eddied1962 [at] charter [dot] net
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Anthony Wallace