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Old Hooker Road Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in November 2010

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BH Photo #187760

Map 

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Description 

Built around 1930, abandoned when new bridge was built to the north in 1985

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Chattanooga Creek on old alignment of Hooker Road
Location
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
Status
Abandoned
History
Bypassed by new bridge in 1985
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.99023, -85.30123   (decimal degrees)
34°59'25" N, 85°18'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/655041/3873277 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Oglethorpe
Inventory number
BH 47051 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2019: Updated by Andy Peters: updates GPS coordinates
  • March 8, 2019: New photos from Kristen Wells
  • April 24, 2011: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • November 21, 2010: Added by Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Kristen Wells - Kristenwells1983 [at] gmail [dot] com