The “Missing Link” Found In Tennessee

Construction of FOOT - Missing Link Bridge 2 with Gantry CraneEvolutionists often speak of “The Missing Link” as the link between humans and their ape-like ancestors. But there’s another “missing link:” a section of the 72-mile-long Foothills Parkway in Tennessee that was first commissioned by Congress in 1944.

The section in question is a 9.7-mile portion of the route comprised of a series of ten bridges cutting through some of the steepest terrain found along the entire Parkway.

Jeff Zagoudis, associate editor of Roads&Bridges magazine, has produced a short description of the “Missing Link,” detailing several of the challenges faced by the engineers and construction teams working on the project.

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