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Wesser Bridge

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Nantahala River Bridge

Photo taken by Robert Searcy in August 2009

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BH Photo #145719

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Street View 

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Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Nantahala River
Location
Swain County, North Carolina
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built ca. 1930; bypassed 2002
Design
Four-panel, riveted Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Also called
Nantahala River-Wesser Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.33250, -83.59098   (decimal degrees)
35°19'57" N, 83°35'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/264502/3912998 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wesser
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
10
Inventory number
BH 43295 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • March 3, 2014: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • January 27, 2012: New photos from Ben Tate
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Bob Morgan: added map marker/coordinates
  • August 29, 2009: Added by Robert Searcy

Sources 

  • Robert Searcy
  • Bob Morgan - morgans212 [at] att [dot] net
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke