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Walker Camp Prong Bridge below Alum Cave Trailhead

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Walker Camp Prong Bridge below Alum Cave Trailhead Upstream

Note Pier Extends Above the Wall for a Wider Footing

Photo taken by Bob Davis on March 15, 2009

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BH Photo #135451

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Facts 

Overview
Twin Arch bridge over Walker Camp Prong 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
Design
Two arches with cut stone exterior
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 79.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.63306, -83.46139   (decimal degrees)
35°37'59" N, 83°27'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/277115/3946040 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Le Conte
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
3,388
Inventory number
BH 32687 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2018: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 1, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • August 31, 2010: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • March 16, 2009: Updated by Bob Davis

Sources 

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