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Poplar Avenue Viaduct

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Description 

Concrete balustrade

Facts 

Overview
Concrete and steel viaduct over CSX RR on US 72 (Poplar Avenue)
Location
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for Replacement
History
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1958
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.6 ft.
Total length: 1,568.3 ft.
Deck width: 64.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.13538, -89.96892   (decimal degrees)
35°08'07" N, 89°58'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/229486/3892092 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northeast Memphis
Inventory numbers
TN 79SR0230003 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 61785 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
24,050

Categories 

Beam (12,261)
Built 1928 (1,047)
Built during 1920s (8,865)
CSX Railroad (1,265)
Continuous (1,973)
Doomed (1,042)
Have street view (22,551)
Memphis, Tennessee (43)
Open (36,865)
Owned by state (13,891)
Shelby County, Tennessee (52)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,002)
Steel stringer (4,836)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Tennessee (1,062)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,694)
US 72 (4)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 23, 2015: Updated by Kim Harvey: added avenue to name