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TVA Apalachia Power Plant Suspension Footbridge

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Photo taken by Ben Tate in April 2017

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Description 

Suspension footbridge with a mainspan of ~395' (~455' between towers as one is set back from one end of the deck) built by the utility company for everyone's use.

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Hiawassee River on pedestrian pathway
Location
Polk County, Tennessee
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.18276, -84.43909   (decimal degrees)
35°10'58" N, 84°26'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/733192/3896314 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Footbridge (379)
Open to pedestrians (3,480)
Owned privately (1,247)
Polk County, Tennessee (26)
Suspension (595)
Tennessee (1,018)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2017: New photos from Ben Tate
  • October 21, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com