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Oconaluftee River Blue Ridge Parkway Bridge

Photos 

National Parks Service-1958. Building the piers

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley

BH Photo #348610

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Oconaluftee River on Blue Ridge Parkway
Location
Swain County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1957
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.3 ft.
Total length: 311.4 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.50605, -83.30033   (decimal degrees)
35°30'22" N, 83°18'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/291373/3931597 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Smokemont
Inventory numbers
5140131P0000000
BH 69933 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 17, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com