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Asheville Highway French Broad Bridge #1

Photo 

Photo taken by Mary S. Hartman 01-10-10

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BH Photo #152240

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost four-span combination Warren through truss bridge sequence over French Broad River on U.S. 25-70 at Bridgeport (State Highway 9).
Location
Cocke County, Tennessee
Status
Bridge has been demolished, new bridge built beside it.
History
Built 1932, demolished 2010
Builder
- Tennessee State Highway Department
Design
Three Warren Camelback Polygonal through truss spans;
One five-panel Pratt truss span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 182.0 ft.
Total length: 778.6 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Also called
Major J.T. Huff Bridge
French Broad River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.95464, -83.11173   (decimal degrees)
35°57'17" N, 83°06'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/309552/3980978 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Neddy Mountain
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
6,560
Inventory numbers
TN 15SR0090011 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
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: 84.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2010: New Street View added by Calvin Sneed
  • January 11, 2010: New photo from Eddie Douthitt
  • September 7, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • August 24, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Confederate Vets - Major Huff Obituary

Comments 

Asheville Highway French Broad Bridge #1
Posted October 8, 2015, by Thad Osborne (tgo1330 [at] comcast [dot] net)

Known as the Maj.James T. Huff Bridge.