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Birds Creek Bridge

Photos 

Bird Creek Upstream Bridge Arch Side

Original Luten Arch Bridge Widened circa 1970s with a two-span concrete slab and new railings

Photo taken by Bob Davis on March 6, 2009

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BH Photo #135157

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Birds Creek on Bird's Creek Road
Location
Sevier County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922, widened 1970s
Builder
- Roehl & Steel of Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Arch plus steel beam and new railings to widen the deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.79750, -83.46000   (decimal degrees)
35°47'51" N, 83°27'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/277698/3964281 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richardson Cove
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
5,080
Inventory numbers
TN 78012840003 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32673 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Sufficiency rating: 98.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 29, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • March 9, 2009: Updated by Bob Davis: Added photos, widening data

Sources 

  • Bob Davis - bobdaviscfi [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com