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Old Mill Avenue Bridge

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Old Mill Bridge Downstream View

Waterfall upstream visible and piers with added concrete on each side of original arches

Photo taken by Bob Davis on March 6, 2009

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Overview
Closed spandrel arch bridge over West Prong Little Pigeon River on Old Mill Avenue in Pigeon Forge
Location
Pigeon Forge, Sevier County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913, widened for two lanes and sidewalk 1970
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.9 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.78856, -83.55436   (decimal degrees)
35°47'19" N, 83°33'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/269144/3963508 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Pigeon Forge
Inventory numbers
TN 780B0060001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32692 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 59.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
7,870

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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