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Waimea Swing Bridge

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Waimea Swing Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in June 2010

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BH Photo #169060

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Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Waimea River on Footbridge
Location
Waimea, Kauai County, Hawaii
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built early 1900's, extensively damaged and rebuilt in 1992 after Hurricane Iniki.
Design
Wood tower, steel cable suspension footbridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 173.0 ft.
Deck width: 3.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+21.96980, -159.65657   (decimal degrees)
21°58'11" N, 159°39'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
4/432213/2429629 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hanapepe
Elevation
24 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45575 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 3, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com