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Walnut Street Bridge

Walnut Street Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Truss bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Completed in: 1891
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Tennessee River

Technical Information

Dimensions

clearance ca. 30 m
number of spans 6

Materials

piers masonry
truss steel

Chronology

1978

Removed from highway service

1993

Restored as a pedestrian-only span. The restoration was funded in part through a USDOT demonstration grant to US cities.

Participants

Design
Rehabilitation
Structural engineering
Consulting engineers

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0001380
Created: 25/03/2001
Last Updated: 07/10/2013