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Chatham Hill Vicinity Swinging / Suspension Footbridge

Photos 

Taken February 2020

Road side has metal tower, opposite side anchored directly to hillside.

Photo taken by David Buchanan

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BH Photo #467758

Map 

Description 

A VDOT - Virginia Department of Transportation maintained bridge. One of ~74 as of the mid '00.

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension footbridge over North Fork Holston River on pedestrian pathway
Location
Smyth County, Virginia
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.95689, -81.49537   (decimal degrees)
36°57'25" N, 81°29'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/455899/4090204 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nebo
Inventory number
BH 63507 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Footbridge (425)
Open to pedestrians (4,316)
Owned by state (16,154)
Smyth County, Virginia (27)
Suspension (739)
Virginia (1,274)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2020: New photos from David
  • October 11, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • David Buchanan