Hiwassee River Bridge - State Highway 58 - Meigs County, TN
N 35° 22.111 W 084° 54.559
16S E 689933 N 3915917
Quick Description: This through truss bridge served the public from 1929 until about August of 2007. It crosses the Hiwassee River which is the border between Meigs County and Hamilton County, TN.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2007 7:46:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM2AW8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member trekinldy59
Views: 147

Long Description:
This through truss bridge served the public from 1929 until about August of 2007. Presently it is closed and has been replaced. The new brige can be seen in the photograph. The concrete approaches on each end have already been removed and the remaining steel structure is scheduled for demolition sometime this month.

The following information can be found at this website:
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Facts:

Overview:
Through truss bridge over Hiwassee River on TN 58
History: Built 1929
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.36500, -84.91000 (decimal degrees)
35°21'54" N, 84°54'36" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Dimensions:
Main span length: 220.1 ft.
Total length: 1067.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance: 15.4 ft.
Inspection (as of 06/2005)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 33.5 (out of 100)

Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
3,690
Date Built: 01/01/1929

Length of Span:
Dimensions: Main span length: 220.1 ft. Total length: 1067.9 ft. Deck width: 20.0 ft. Vertical clearance: 15.4 ft.


www:
http://bridgehunter.com/tn/meigs/61sr0580003/


Parking Coordinates:: Not Listed

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