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Lake Clark Road Bridge

Photos 

1

Photo From GDOT Transportation Explorer

BH Photo #194617

Map 

Description 

Information from updated Georgia Historic Bridge Survey (GHBS):

Setting/Context:

The bridge carries a two-lane county road over a stream in Indian Springs State Park. The bridge, south of the park museum building, is maintained by the state parks department. The area is significant as an early resort area that developed after 1828 around a mineral spring. The park was established in 1927. The bridge was not in place in 1931.

Summary of Significance:

The 113'-long, elliptical, reinforced-concrete deck arch bridge has rubble-coursed masonry spandrel walls and low parapets finished to match other structures and walls in the state park. A late example of a bridge type used with frequency since the 1910s, the span is historically significant as a contributing resource to a potential historic district. The park, which includes the historic mineral spring, was developed after 1930 and appears to have been the result of depression era work relief program activities that also included building the nearby museum.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Aboothlacoosta Creek on Lake Clark Road in Flovilla
Location
Flovilla, Butts County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Span length: 113.0 ft.
Total length: 113.0 ft.
Deck width: 25.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.24500, -83.92167   (decimal degrees)
33°14'42" N, 83°55'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/227779/3682255 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indian Springs
Inventory numbers
GA 03550190 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12529 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
230

Categories 

Arch (11,258)
Built 1935 (1,669)
Built during 1930s (10,687)
Butts County, Georgia (2)
Deck arch (10,495)
Flovilla, Georgia (1)
Georgia (554)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Open (36,865)
Owned by state (13,891)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,064)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,700)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2017: Updated by Amber Rhea: Added information from GHBS, corrected dates
  • March 1, 2011: New photos from Nathan Holth

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