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Wilkes T. Thrasher Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Andrew Raker in September 2013

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BH Photo #287519

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck truss 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