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Blythe Ferry Bridge

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Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in November 2014

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BH Photo #308033

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Tennessee River (Chickamauga Lake) on State Highway 60
Location
Meigs County, Tennessee, and Rhea County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic - narrowed to one lane for major rehabilitation
History
Replaced historic Blythe Ferry, on which site is on the National Register of Historic Places
Design
Deck plate girder, tee beam design
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 525.0 ft.
Total length: 3,174.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 50.0 ft.
Also called
Trail of Tears Bridge
Highway 60 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.41021, -85.01903   (decimal degrees)
35°24'37" N, 85°01'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/679871/3920337 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Graysville
Elevation
694 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 64017 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2014: New Street View added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com