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John T. Cunningham Memorial Bridge, Spanning Cumberland River, on Old State Route 13, Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN

John T. Cunningham Memorial Bridge, Spanning Cumberland River, on Old State Route 13, Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN

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Summary

Significance: The bridge is an example of the K-truss, one of only two known to exist in Tennessee. The bridge also is historically significant as one of the first bridge built by the Tennessee State Highway Department. It was also the first major federal aid bridge project in Tennessee.
Survey number: HAER TN-21
Building/structure dates: 1922- 1925 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1961 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: NR

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Tennessee State Highway Department
Gould Contracting Company
Nashville Bridge Company
Cunningham, John T
Yearby, Jean P, transmitter
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Location

Clarksville (Tenn.)36.50801, -87.36602
Google Map of 36.5080068, -87.366024
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