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Old Beatty's Bridge

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Old Beatty's Bridge

East portion of remaining structure. Picture taken from the south.

Photo taken by Michael Miller in February 2012

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Description 

Bridge that carried US-176 across the Tyger River until a newer span was built in 1962 just downstream. US Forest Service now owns the structure and have removed the main span, which locals use for fishing. There is also a boat ramp located next to the span.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete stringer bridge over Tyger River on Fomerly US-176
Location
Union County, South Carolina
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Bridge was replaced in 1962 with newer structure just downstream. Center span has been removed.
Design
Concrete stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.58571, -81.59258   (decimal degrees)
34°35'09" N, 81°35'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/445654/3827260 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitmire North
Inventory number
BH 57689 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2017: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • June 4, 2017: New photos from Andrew Penik
  • June 3, 2017: New photos from Andrew Penik
  • March 20, 2017: New photo from Andrew Penik
  • August 19, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

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