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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
Deteriorated beyond a safe passage state, further damaged during a storm on Friday, March 9, 2012 - tearing out most of the mainspan.
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.
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 

  • August 16, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • August 16, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

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