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Hiwassee River Bridge

Photos 

Historic photo

Photo provided by Laura Spann

BH Photo #337756

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss swing bridge over Hiwassee River on Lee Highway
Location
Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee, and McMinn County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1912; Replaced 1940
Design
Swing
Also called
Lee Highway Hiwassee River Bridge
US11 Hiwassee River Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.28794, -84.75183   (decimal degrees)
35°17'17" N, 84°45'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/704445/3907292 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62416 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 21, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 20, 2015: Updated by Luke: GPS fix based on 1935 Advance Planimetric
  • September 19, 2015: Posted photo from Laura Spann
  • August 9, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke