Can you walk on Natchez Trace bridge?

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Can you walk on Natchez Trace bridge?

While there are a fair amount of walking and hiking trails along the Natchez Trace Parkway (especially near the rest stops and tourist facilities)… The fact of the matter is, you will find many people walking on the roadway itself — especially around the big expansion bridge over Highway 96 in Franklin, TN.

Where is the Natchez Trace Parkway bridge?

Williamson County
Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge/Location

How high is the Natchez bridge?

Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge/Clearance below

Who designed the Natchez Trace bridge?

Eugene Figg, Jr.
Members of the Natchez Trace Parkway Association convinced the park system to leave the hills intact and build a bridge across the hollow instead. $15 million in federal funding was secured, and award-winning structural engineer Eugene Figg, Jr. was hired to design the new bridge.

How many people jumped off Natchez Trace bridge?

32 people
According to the Williamson County Sheriff, at least 32 people have successfully committed suicide by jumping from the bridge as of December 2018.

What is the speed limit on the Natchez Trace Parkway?

50 m.p.h.
3. What is the speed limit on the Parkway? Almost all of the Parkway has a posted speed limit of 50 m.p.h., but there are small sections that are posted lower.

Are RVs allowed on Natchez Trace Parkway?

A RV drives along the Natchez Trace Parkway. Recreational vehicles are a popular way to see the parkway. The length restriction for RVs is 55 feet, including a tow vehicle, and the height restriction is 14 feet.

What is the tallest bridge in Tennessee?

The New River Railroad Bridge
The New River Railroad Bridge is the tallest railroad bridge in the State of Tennessee, at 389 feet above the New River Gorge.

When was the Natchez Trace Parkway bridge built?

March 22, 1994
Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge/Opened

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