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Walnut Street Bridge

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General Information

Completion: 1891
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Truss bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Crosses:
  • Tennessee River
Coordinates: 35° 3' 42.68" N    85° 18' 24.38" W

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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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001380
  • Date created
    25/03/2001
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014