John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge

Pedestrian bridge in Nashville, Tennessee

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John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge
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John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, seen from Riverfront Park
Coordinates36°9′43″N 86°46′20″W / 36.16194°N 86.77222°W / 36.16194; -86.77222Coordinates: 36°9′43″N 86°46′20″W / 36.16194°N 86.77222°W / 36.16194; -86.77222
Carriespedestrians and bicycles
CrossesCumberland River
LocaleNashville, Tennessee
Maintained byMetropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County
Characteristics
Designmulti-span truss bridge
Total length3,150 feet (960 m)[1]
Width36.4 feet (11.1 m)
Longest span317.8 feet (96.9 m)
Clearance above16 feet (4.9 m)
History
OpenedJuly 5, 1909
Location
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The John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge (previously called the Shelby Street Bridge or Shelby Avenue Bridge) is a truss bridge that spans the Cumberland River in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The bridge spans 960 m (3,150 ft)[1] and is one of the longest pedestrian bridges in the world.

  1. ^ a b HAER TN-38, page 18. "The bridge has a total length of 3,150 feet, including the approaches and abutments. The bridge length between centerlines of bearings at abutments is 2,280 feet and 9.5 inches."

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