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CSX - Petty Branch Road Tunnel

Photo 

Photo taken by John Bass

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BH Photo #193468

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under abandoned CSX RR on Petty Branch Road
Location
Giles County, Tennessee
History
Built 1910
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSXT)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.1 ft.
Total length: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.08056, -87.00500   (decimal degrees)
35°04'50" N, 87°00'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/499544/3881976 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aspen Hill
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
70
Inventory numbers
TN 280A3190001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 46770 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 1998)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2010: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Petty Br. Road Tunnel
Posted July 22, 2020, by Debbie Brindley (Debbrindley54 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Please do not destroy the old road tunnels in giles county. They are apart of history. Thank you 🙏

Petty Br. Road Tunnel
Posted February 10, 2011, by John Bass (johpbass [at] utm [dot] edu)

I grew less than a mile from this underpass. I am going to try and get it listed on the historical registry because over the years there has been talk of tearing it down and that would be a shame. I am posting a photo of it.