Tennessee Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Tennessee bridges: 1,003
  • Bridges with photos: 700 (69.8%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 512 (51.0%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 995 (99.2%)

  • Total photos: 12,158

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 811 (80.9% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 570 (70.3% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 439 (54.1% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 805 (99.3% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 159 (15.9% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 101 (63.5% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 157 (98.7% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Old Town Bridge (Williamson County, built 1801, replaced by new bridge)
  2. ET&G - Loudon Bridge (Loudon County, built 1850, destroyed by fire)
  3. CSX - Boiling Fork Stone Arch Bridge (Franklin County, built 1851, open to traffic)
  4. NS Little Chucky Creek Stone Arch (Greene County, built 1858, open to traffic)
  5. L&N - Cumberland Swing Bridge (Old Civil War Version) (Davidson County, built 1858, unknown status)
  6. Old Stone Bridge (Lincoln County, built 1861, destroyed by flood)
  7. L&N - Cumberland River Triangular Truss (Davidson County, built 1866, replaced by new bridge)
  8. Harrisburg Covered Bridge 42-78-01 (Sevier County, built 1875, open to traffic)
  9. Gay Street Viaduct (Knox County, built 1876, open to traffic)
  10. Old Dobbs Ford Bridge (Bradley County, built 1878, closed to all traffic)

By Design

  • Arch: 270 (26.9%)
    • Deck arch: 228 (22.7%)
      • Brick arch: 1 (0.10%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 148 (14.8%)
      • Luten arch: 14 (1.4%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 11 (1.1%)
      • Ribbed closed-spandrel arch: 9 (0.9%)
      • Steel arch: 3 (0.3%)
      • Stone arch: 26 (2.6%)
    • Through arch: 8 (0.8%)
      • Concrete through arch: 2 (0.2%)
      • Steel through arch: 4 (0.4%)

  • Beam: 203 (20.2%)
    • Stringer: 104 (10.4%)
      • Concrete stringer: 9 (0.9%)
      • Steel stringer: 59 (5.9%)
      • Timber stringer: 26 (2.6%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 89 (8.9%)

  • Culvert: 19 (1.9%)
    • Concrete culvert: 3 (0.3%)
    • Stone culvert: 1 (0.10%)

  • Ferry: 4 (0.4%)

  • Rigid frame: 6 (0.6%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 3 (0.3%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 3 (0.3%)

  • Girder: 79 (7.9%)
    • Deck girder: 51 (5.1%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 8 (0.8%)
      • Deck plate girder: 40 (4.0%)
    • Pony/through girder: 23 (2.3%)
      • Concrete pony/through girder: 3 (0.3%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 19 (1.9%)

  • Other: 3 (0.3%)

  • Slab: 24 (2.4%)

  • Suspension: 9 (0.9%)
    • Cable-stayed: 2 (0.2%)
    • Wire suspension: 5 (0.5%)

  • Truss: 310 (30.9%)
    • Bedstead pony truss: 4 (0.4%)
      • Bedstead Pratt pony truss: 3 (0.3%)
      • Bedstead Warren pony truss: 1 (0.10%)
    • Deck truss: 20 (2.0%)
      • Baltimore deck truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Double-intersection Warren deck truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 5 (0.5%)
      • Warren deck truss: 10 (1.0%)
        • Warren deck truss with all verticals: 1 (0.10%)
    • Modern truss: 4 (0.4%)
      • Modern through truss: 4 (0.4%)
        • Modern bowstring pony truss: 3 (0.3%)
        • Modern Pratt pony truss: 1 (0.10%)
    • Pony truss: 71 (7.1%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 2 (0.2%)
      • Howe pony truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Kingpost pony truss: 2 (0.2%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 2 (0.2%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 26 (2.6%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 5 (0.5%)
      • Queenpost pony truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Warren pony truss: 22 (2.2%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 3 (0.3%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 1 (0.10%)
    • Through truss: 209 (20.8%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 3 (0.3%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Burr arch-truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Camelback through truss: 15 (1.5%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Howe through truss: 6 (0.6%)
      • K-Parker through truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • K-Truss through truss: 2 (0.2%)
      • Kingpost through truss: 2 (0.2%)
      • Lattice through truss: 1 (0.10%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Parker through truss: 27 (2.7%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 7 (0.7%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 10 (1.0%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.10%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with sub-panels: 1 (0.10%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 2 (0.2%)
      • Pratt through truss: 71 (7.1%)
      • Queenpost through truss: 1 (0.10%)
      • Warren through truss: 39 (3.9%)
        • Warren through truss with sub-panels: 1 (0.10%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 14 (1.4%)
      • Whipple through truss: 2 (0.2%)

  • Tunnel: 43 (4.3%)

  • Unknown: 33 (3.3%)