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Spring City Bridge

Photo 

Overview

Photo taken by James Adorno

BH Photo #108903

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Piney River on US 27 in Spring City.. Highway is also known as the Cincinnati-Chattanooga Airline Highway
Location
Spring City, Rhea County, Tennessee
Status
No longer exists--replaced by concrete I-beam box girder bridge
History
Built 1931
Builder
- Tennessee State Highway Department
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 314.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.69937, -84.85409   (decimal degrees)
35°41'58" N, 84°51'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/694151/3952727 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spring City
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
5,620
Inventory numbers
TN 72SR0290017 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32661 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
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 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 3, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • December 4, 2006: Posted photo from James Adorno

Sources 

  • James Adorno
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Spring City Bridge
Posted February 22, 2007, by james Adorno (adorno423 [at] aol [dot] com)

I called the City of Spring City today to ask about this bridge. It was torn down 1-2 months ago. It no longer exists :(