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Walker Camp Prong Bridge

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Walker Camp Prong Bridge above Alum Cave Trailhead Upstream

Note the slant of the arch aligns with the higher road graade on the outside of the curve

Photo taken by Bob Davis on March 15, 2009

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BH Photo #135446

Map 

Facts 

Overview
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
Sloped concrete arch with stone walls and piers
Dimensions
Span length: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Also called
Walker Camp Prong Bridge above Alum Cave Trailhead
West Prong Little Pigeon Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.61833, -83.42694   (decimal degrees)
35°37'06" N, 83°25'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/280194/3944329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clingmans Dome
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
3,388
Inventory number
BH 32691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2014)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 1, 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