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Kapaia Swinging Bridge

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Overview
Wire suspension footbridge over Kapaia River (Hanamaulu Stream)
Location
Hanamaulu, Kauai County, Hawaii
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
Effort underway the past several years to save the bridge.
History
Bridge closed September 2006 due to being unsafe. Damaged heavily during a storm on Friday, March 9, 2012 - tearing out most of the mainspan. Rebuilt 2018
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 4.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+21.99097, -159.36441   (decimal degrees)
21°59'27" N, 159°21'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
4/462382/2431872 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lihue
Inventory number
BH 62529 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 16, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • August 16, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

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Kapaia Swinging Bridge
Posted June 28, 2019, by Anonymous

Kapaia Swinging Bridge rebuilt 5/2018