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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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Facts 

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
Average daily traffic (as of 2019)
40
Inventory numbers
TN 700A3170003 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32657 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
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: 63 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (15,719)
Built 1915 (1,229)
Built during 1910s (9,636)
CSX Railroad (1,662)
Functionally obsolete (6,423)
One-lane traffic (7,606)
Open (39,885)
Owned by county (20,783)
Polk County, Tennessee (30)
Skewed (4,906)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,669)
Tennessee (1,223)
Timber stringer (4,019)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,174)
Wooden deck (6,069)

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 - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Anthony Wallace