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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

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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