Rating:
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Jenkins Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James McCray in April 2014

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BH Photo #281712

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Jenkins Creek on an old alignment of Bethel Rd (TN 166)
Location
Giles County, Tennessee
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.01353, -87.05796   (decimal degrees)
35°00'49" N, 87°03'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/494712/3874545 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aspen Hill
Inventory number
BH 59627 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,936)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,931)
Concrete inset railing (439)
Deck arch (11,180)
Giles County, Tennessee (34)
Open to pedestrians (4,079)
Preserved (1,164)
Tennessee (1,210)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2014: New photos from James McCray
  • February 8, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Concrete inset railing"
  • February 8, 2014: Added by James McCray

Sources 

Comments 

Jenkins Creek Bridge
Posted October 27, 2014, by David (blacknewport65 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I believe the last time I cross this bridge was in the 1980s. Sadly, many of the old bridges here and southwest in Limestone/Lauderdale Counties have closed since then.

Jenkins Creek Bridge
Posted February 8, 2014, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I am wanting to know if this is a true Luten Arch Bridge?