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Netherland Inn Road Bridge

Photos 

The deck truss design in this bridge is exactly like the I-35W bridge that collapsed in Minneapolis---this bridge was closed for inspection right after the collapse and the same issues were corrected

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2008

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BH Photo #158137

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over North Fork Holston River on Netherland Inn Road
Location
Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee, and Hawkins County, Tennessee
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Replaced a steel truss bridge that collapsed into the river in 1936; bypassed by new bridge in 2009
Builder
- State of Tennessee Highway Department
Design
Three-span Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 564.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Old U.S. 11-W Bridge
Rotherwood Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.54968, -82.61316   (decimal degrees)
36°32'59" N, 82°36'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/355620/4046129 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingsport
Inventory numbers
TN 370A0690001 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 44456 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • July 10, 2010: New Street View added by Calvin Sneed
  • March 15, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

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Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com