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West Prong Bridge

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Little Pigeon River Bridge at Chimmney's Campground

Upstream View from Picnic Area

Photo taken by Bob Davis on March 15, 2009

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BH Photo #135439

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over West Prong Little Pigeon River on Newfound Gap Road, 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
Concrete arch divided into three parts with stone exterior (vernier)
Dimensions
Span length: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Also called
West Prong Little Pigeon Bridge at Chimneys Picnic Area
West Prong Bridge at Chimneys Campground
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.63722, -83.49333   (decimal degrees)
35°38'14" N, 83°29'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/274234/3946575 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Le Conte
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
2,364
Inventory number
BH 32690 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79.2 (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: New photos from Bob Davis

Sources 

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