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This is a list of all 2 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Hiwassee River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1945 TVA Apalachia
Reliance vicinity, Tennessee, USA (Hiwassee River)
Bridgemeister ID:790
Structurae ID:0011091
O'Donnell ID:103
Coordinates:N 35.18269 W 84.43894
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:395f
Notes
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell notes this footbridge is large, "its main span is 395 feet with 455 feet between the towers, as [one] tower is set back from the end of the deck."
  • Rebuilt 1975 and again in 2008.
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Brian Lewis
(pipeline bridge)
Charleston, Tennessee, USA (Hiwassee River)
Bridgemeister ID:2036
Principals:John A. Roebling's Sons Co., Pittsburgh Bridge & Iron Co.
Use:Pipeline
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Notes
  • Built to connect Blaw-Knox chemical plan to nearby Bowaters Southern Paper Corp. Described in Roebling ad in March 1963 issue of Civil Engineering.

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