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Factory Creek Bridge

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Factory Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in November 2010

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BH Photo #188177

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Description 

In 1959 the state improved this corridor and, to straighten a curve, bypassed this bridge and a short road segment. The county kept it open as a local road until the mid-1980s.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned ribbed closed-spandrel arch bridge just west of TN 166
Location
Giles County, Tennessee
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1922 by the Luten Bridge Co.; Bypassed by new bridge in 1959; Closed in 1980's
Builder
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Single span concrete closed-spandrel dual-ribbed arch
Dimensions
Span length: 61.7 ft.
Total length: 61.7 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Skew angle
85 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.36757, -87.15032   (decimal degrees)
35°22'03" N, 87°09'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/486344/3913816 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Campbellsville
Inventory number
BH 47072 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • November 22, 2010: Added by C Hanchey

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