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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roads & Bridges, Elkmont Vehicle Bridge, Spanning Little River at Elkmont Campground, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roads & Bridges, Elkmont Vehicle Bridge, Spanning Little River at Elkmont Campground, Gatlinburg, Sevier County, TN

 
 
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Significance: The Elkmont Bridge is a significant component of the transportation system in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Providing access to the first national park in the southern portion of the United States, this network of roads and bridges is representative of NPS park road design throughout the country. The Elkmont Bridge is a multiple arch steel and stone masonry bridge, composed of four multi-late arches. For additional information on the Elkmont Bridge, see HAER No. TN-35, historical overview, pages 111-113.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N361
Survey number: HAER TN-35-S
Building/structure dates: 1936-1937 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Bureau of Public Roads
Civilian Conservation Corps
Lupyak, Edward, field team project manager
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, sponsor
Federal Lands Highway Program, sponsor
Croteau, Todd, project manager
Quin, Richard, project manager
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Location

Gatlinburg35.71426, -83.51016
Google Map of 35.714259, -83.5101638
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Library of Congress
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