Rhea County

Blythe Ferry   [Map · Street View]
Lost Ferry across Tennessee River on Ferry
Replaced by Highway 60 bridge; Historical markers in place
Built 1808; used on Trail of Tears 1838; Replaced by bridge 1994
Blythe Ferry Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Tennessee River (Chickamauga Lake) on State Highway 60
Open to traffic - narrowed to one lane for major rehabilitation
Replaced historic Blythe Ferry, on which site is on the National Register of Historic Places
Highway 68 Watts Bar Dam Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Two-lane plate deck girder bridge anchored to Watts Bar Dam, spanning the Tennessee River on State Highway 68. Owned and maintained by the Tennessee Valley Authority
Open to traffic
Spring City Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Piney River on US 27 in Spring City.. Highway is also known as the Cincinnati-Chattanooga Airline Highway
No longer exists--replaced by concrete I-beam box girder bridge
Built 1931
Washington Ferry Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete deck girder bridge over Tennessee River (Upper Chickamauga Lake) on State Highway 30
Open to traffic
Bridge replaces the old Washington Ferry established in the early 1900's, which itself replaced an old Cherokee Indian crossing in the 1800's