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Gibson Bridge

Photos 

View Of South Elevation

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #196646

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Watauga River on Herb Hodge Road
Location
Washington County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1916, replaced 1986
Builders
- E. N. Matthews
- Nashville Bridge Co. of Nashville, Tennessee
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 384.7 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Herb Hodge Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.38424, -82.31981   (decimal degrees)
36°23'03" N, 82°19'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/381625/4027376 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bluff City
Inventory number
BH 48555 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • March 30, 2011: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • HAER TN-19 - Gibson Bridge, Spanning Watauga River on Herb Hodge Road, Watauga Flats vicinity, Washington, TN
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com