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Richlands Vicinity Swinging / Suspension Footbridge

Photos 

Taken February 2020

Photo after flood of February 2020. Clinch was above flood stage by almost 20'.

Photo taken by David Buchanan

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BH Photo #467762

Map 

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension footbridge over Clinch River on pedestrian pathway
Location
Tazewell County, Virginia
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.09115, -81.82192   (decimal degrees)
37°05'28" N, 81°49'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/426955/4105300 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richlands
Inventory number
BH 63565 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,681)
Footbridge (423)
Owned by state (16,076)
Suspension (715)
Tazewell County, Virginia (18)
Virginia (1,238)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2020: New photos from David
  • October 12, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

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