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Hiwassee River Bridge

Photos 

General View Of Bridge From Northwest.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #196563

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hiwassee River on Nfa 1223 (Sa 7008)
Location
Polk County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1912, replaced 1994
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 582.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Also called
Dentville Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.20515, -84.65495   (decimal degrees)
35°12'19" N, 84°39'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/713474/3898312 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Benton
Inventory numbers
TN 70S43130009 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 48544 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1990)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
700

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-5 - Dentville Road Bridge, Spanning Hiawassee River on Dentville Road, Benton vicinity, Polk, TN
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com