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Railroad Bridge over TN 68

Photos 

RR Trestle over SR 68 Turtletown Main Span

Photo taken by James F. Gentner

BH Photo #339162

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over TN 68 & Shadwick Branch on CSX Railroad
Location
Polk County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1960
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 166.0 ft.
Also called
CSX - TN68 Overpass
CSX - Shadwick Branch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.16764, -84.31629   (decimal degrees)
35°10'03" N, 84°18'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/744422/3894932 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
TN 70SR0680007 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 69592 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
660

Categories 

Beam (11,923)
Built 1960 (284)
Built during 1960s (1,743)
CSX Railroad (1,249)
Open (36,527)
Owned by railroad (9,804)
Polk County, Tennessee (28)
Railroad (13,078)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,549)
Steel stringer (4,677)
Tennessee (1,031)
Timber stringer (3,340)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,232)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2015: Added by James F. Gentner

Sources 

  • James F. Gentner - jfgentner678 [at] aol [dot] com