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Park Headquarters Bridge

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Little Pigeon River Bridge at Park Headquarters Upstream Side

Three arches on upstream side hard to see; stone walls, stone vernier on both sides

Photo taken by Bob Davis on March 14, 2009

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BH Photo #135379

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Facts 

Overview
Three-span concrete arch bridge over West Prong Little Pigeon on New Found Gap Road (U.S. 441). formerly Indian Gap Highway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Location
Sevier County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Three-span closed-spandrel concrete arch with stone facade
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 162.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Also called
West Prong Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.68780, -83.53520   (decimal degrees)
35°41'16" N, 83°32'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/270586/3952284 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gatlinburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
7,263
Inventory number
BH 32689 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2014)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2018: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 29, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • March 16, 2009: Updated by Bob Davis
  • March 14, 2009: Updated by Bob Davis: Add photos, alternate name

Sources 

  • Bob Davis - bobdaviscfi [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net