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Morton-State Line Ridge Tunnel

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Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2010

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BH Photo #175574

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Overview
Tunnel under spur of State Line Ridge on U.S. 441 New Found Gap Road (formerly Indian Gap Highway), Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Location
Sevier County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built as one of 3 masonry-faced tunnels, along with bridges, on the New Found Gap Road
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Masonry-faced rock arch forms either side of tunnel, enclosing a steel and concrete tube substructure, reinforced 1941-1942.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.61736, -83.41925   (decimal degrees)
35°37'03" N, 83°25'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/280889/3944204 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clingmans Dome
Elevation
4803 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 46019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com