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Stringers Ridge Tunnel

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Stringers Ridge Tunnel North Approach, Heading South

Ond of Chattanooga's oldest tunnels, north of downtown. Formerly carried north-south U.S. 27. Drilled, using the I-beam method.

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in May 2008

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BH Photo #116434

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Stringers Ridge on State Highway 8
Location
Hamilton County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 299.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.07352, -85.31880   (decimal degrees)
35°04'25" N, 85°19'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/653282/3882488 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chattanooga
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
14,340
Inventory numbers
TN 33SR0080009 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 32552 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 1998)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1909 (710)
Built during 1900s (6,717)
Hamilton County, Tennessee (70)
Have street view (25,070)
Open (38,376)
Owned by city (4,864)
Tennessee (1,172)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,839)
Tunnel (1,079)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Added Google Street View
  • July 4, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com