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Wilkes T. Thrasher Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Andrew Raker in September 2013

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BH Photo #287519

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Tennessee River, Chickamauga Dam on State Highway 153
Location
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Dam built 1936-40; Bridge built as 2-lane 1954, Widened to 4 lanes in 1984
Builder
- Tennessee Valley Authority
Design
Bridge piers do not touch land or water. They are entirely anchored to the dam.
Dimensions
Total length: 3,374.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Also called
Chckamauga Dam Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.10479, -85.22911   (decimal degrees)
35°06'17" N, 85°13'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/661399/3886098 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Chattanooga
Inventory number
BH 43992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • July 11, 2010: New Street View added by Calvin Sneed
  • January 31, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

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