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Valley River Foot Bridge

Photos 

Oblique

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in November 2010

Enlarge

BH Photo #186742

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This appears to be the location of the First Place Class C AISC Most Beautiful Steel Bridge award in 1939. According to locals, this is the original bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Valley River on Walkway
Location
Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina
History
Built 1939
Builders
- Lloyd E. Jones Co.
- Tennessee Valley Authority
Design
Curved plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.09134, -84.02996   (decimal degrees)
35°05'29" N, 84°01'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/770760/3887208 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Murphy
Inventory number
BH 46037 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2017: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • August 9, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 14, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Description, status
  • September 5, 2010: Added by Nathan Holth

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