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Beulah Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in February 2010

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BH Photo #158950

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Unusual widely skewed concrete deck girder bridge over Fort Patrick Henry Lake (Holston River, South Fork) on Beulah Church Road
Location
Sullivan County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Current bridge replaced a 3-span Pratt through truss bridge at this location.
Builder
- Tennessee State Highway Department
Design
Bridge is skewed into a wide, sweeping curve
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 157.2 ft.
Total length: 726.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Skew angle
18 degrees
Also called
Louis Milhorn Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.46068, -82.45866   (decimal degrees)
36°27'38" N, 82°27'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/369299/4036035 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boone Dam
Inventory numbers
TN 82025930001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 44579 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2016)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 89.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
1,170

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Added NBI info
  • August 26, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • March 25, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry

Comments 

Fordtown Bridge
Posted December 2, 2010, by Calvin Sneed (us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Checked with a resident who lives just down from the bridge.. it is indeed called "Beulah Church Bridge" or simply the "Beulah Bridge," as the locals used to call the original through truss bridge at this location.

I have made that correction.. Thanks!

Fordtown Bridge
Posted December 2, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

It is near a town called Boring......maybe we could call it the "Boring Bridge"......jus' a suggestion.......

Fordtown Bridge
Posted December 2, 2010, by Michael Hobbs (whistlery [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Not Fordtown road