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Turner House Bridge

Photos 

North Elevation

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #137360

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Four-span brick arch bridge over Ogeechee Canal, West Boundary Street, & SCAD Old Arch Hall/Mail Center on SCAD walkway in Savannah
Location
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Status
Open to SCAD students
History
Built 1860; Building built under an arch in the 60s; Converted to pedestrian use ca. 2000
Builders
- Augustus Schwaab (Engineer)
- Martin P. Mueller (Architect)
Railroad
- Central of Georgia Railway (CG)
Design
Brick arch
Dimensions
Total length: 241.1 ft.
Deck width: 31.3 ft.
Also called
Turner Bridge
1860 Brick Arch Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.07833, -81.10307   (decimal degrees)
32°04'42" N, 81°06'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/490272/3549122 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Savannah
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
7,620
Inventory numbers
GA 05101520 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12535 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 1998)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added link to SCAD page for Old Arch Hall/Mail Center
  • April 1, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed name to name used by SCAD and its students
  • March 30, 2015: Updated by Luke: Noted that the pdestrian walkway is only accessable by SCAD students.
  • August 2, 2014: Updated by Luke: Updated ownership: Owned by SCAD
  • September 8, 2011: Updated by J.P.: Bridge now has sidewalk and lampposts and connects to a building, not sure of ownership but you can see people walking on it.
  • April 4, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 19, 2009: Posted HAER photos

Sources 

Comments 

1860 Brick Arch Viaduct
Posted October 5, 2009, by Rich Kaduce (Richard_Kaduce [at] kcmo [dot] org)

The bridge is still in place. Google map street view has some great images of the bridge. (Just north of the intersection of West Boundary and Turner Road.)