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Old Emory River Bridge

Photos 

Aerial Of General View From West Side Toward East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #196594

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Emory River on US 27
Location
Harriman, Roane County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1916, replaced 1990
Builders
- George Daugherty
- J. B. Reagan
- Luten Bridge Co. of York, Pennsylvania & Knoxville, Tennessee
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 759.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.92736, -84.55141   (decimal degrees)
35°55'39" N, 84°33'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/720908/3978662 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harriman
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
4,650
Inventory numbers
TN 73S24010001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 48550 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2015: New photo from Martha Carver
  • March 30, 2011: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • HAER TN-33 - Old Emory River Bridge, Spanning Emory River on US 27, Harriman vicinity, Roane, TN
  • Martha Carver - martha_carver [at] bellsouth [dot] net