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Roseberry Creek Bridge

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Roseberry Creek Bridge Downstrean Side

Twin Arch Bridge with octagonal and rectangular imprints

Photo taken by Bob Davis on February 25, 2009

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BH Photo #134336

Map 

Description 

"Want Road Through Mascot Macadamized," article in the Daily Journal and Tribune, Knoxville, Tenn., April 13, 1913 states "The county has just finished erecting a concrete bridge across Roseberry creek on this road, at a cost of about $6,000, the road* to be piked." *road is known as new extension of Rutledge pike to Straw Plains. in 1912 the Esquires were I. N. White, W. P. Tarver,Cardewll and R. P. Williams.

Facts 

Overview
Twin Arch Luten Bridge over Roseberry Creek on NFA E841
Location
Knox County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Builders
- F. C. Phillips,
- Good Roads Commission
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.2 ft.
Total length: 55.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Three Points Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.07861, -83.77000   (decimal degrees)
36°04'43" N, 83°46'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/250564/3996220 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
John Sevier
Average daily traffic (as of 2019)
250
Inventory numbers
TN 470D8410001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32593 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2012: Updated by Bob Davis: Corrected bridge construction date according to newspaper of the time
  • March 17, 2012: New photo from Bob Davis
  • February 27, 2009: Updated by Bob Davis: add coordinates, photos, and arch designer

Sources 

  • Bob Davis - bobdaviscfi [at] earthlink [dot] net