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North Carolina - Shown here is column under construction which will support the highest bridge in North Carolina.  The dual bridge is the Green River Bridge on Interstate 26 between East Flat Rock and Saluda and when finished will be 218 feet above the Green River.  The longest column will be 139 feet from footing to pier cap measuring approximately 13 1/2 feet in diameter at its base and 9 feet at its top.  The columns will be reinforced concrete encased in structural steel shells.

North Carolina - Shown here is column under construction which will support the highest bridge in North Carolina. The dual bridge is the Green River Bridge on Interstate 26 between East Flat Rock and Saluda and when finished will be 218 feet above the Green River. The longest column will be 139 feet from footing to pier cap measuring approximately 13 1/2 feet in diameter at its base and 9 feet at its top. The columns will be reinforced concrete encased in structural steel shells.


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Updated: 10/22/2013
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