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Broad River Bridge, Spanning Broad River at U.S. Highway 29, Gaffney, Cherokee County, SC

Broad River Bridge, Spanning Broad River at U.S. Highway 29, Gaffney, Cherokee County, SC

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Summary

Significance: The completion of this 1,035' span was the last section of a larger project to improve U.S. Highway 29 across South Carolina. The structure is unusual because of its skewed through truss spans.
Survey number: HAER SC-41
Building/structure dates: 1931-1932 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
South Carolina State Highway Department, builder
Dewey Brothers, fabricator
Blackwell, R H.H, fabricator
South Carolina Highway Commission
Phoenix Iron Company
Carnegie Steel Company
Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Company
Knoxville Iron Company
Pulaski Foundry and Machinery Corporation
George D. Wetherell and Company
U.S. Geological Survey
East Jordan Iron Works, Inc.
Small, R L
Calloway, Deborah, transmitter
New South Associates, contractor
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Location

Gaffney (S.C.)35.07179, -81.64982
Google Map of 35.0717945, -81.64981949999999
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