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Van Hill Bridge

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Van Hill Bridge

Kingsport Times: August 22 1974

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BH Photo #476944

Map 

Description 

The last days of this bridge featured as much excitement as an episode of the Dukes of Hazzard.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Beech Creek on Van Hill Road
Location
Hawkins County, Tennessee
Status
Demolished after locals wouldn't stop removing barricades
History
Demolished 1974
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.38538, -82.81188   (decimal degrees)
36°23'07" N, 82°48'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/337489/4028218 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90061 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Hawkins County, Tennessee (23)
Lost (23,696)
Lost 1974 (65)
Lost during 1970s (723)
Pony truss (15,992)
Tennessee (1,207)
Truss (32,173)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 23, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com