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Neal Branch Bridge

Photos 

West Elevation, view to the Southeast

Photo taken by Martha Carver, 2008

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BH Photo #241953

Map 

Description 

The Luten Bridge Company maintained an office in Nashville around 1914 and 1915 but soon operated out of Knoxville. Only a few bridges in Tennessee have a plaque with Nashville as the location, instead of Knoxville.

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Neal Branch on NFA A282
Location
Wilson County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Builder
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee (Nashville, Tennessee)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.1 ft.
Total length: 33.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.09528, -86.12972   (decimal degrees)
36°05'43" N, 86°07'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/578342/3994866 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Watertown
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
540
Inventory numbers
TN 950A2820003 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32740 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2012: New photos from Martha Carver

Sources 

  • Martha Carver - martha_carver [at] bellsouth [dot] net