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Salt Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Amber Rhea in November 2015

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #350005

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Description 

This bridge was part of the Atlantic Coastal Highway (US 17/SR 25). It has a distinctive rail with an arch pattern. Plans from the State Highway Department are dated 1937. It was abandoned c. 1980 when a new bridge was built and the highway alignment was shifted.

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Salt Creek on Former US 17/SR 25/Atlantic Coastal Highway
Location
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built by the State Highway Department c. 1937
Builder
- State Highway Department
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 8.0 ft.
Also called
Atlantic Coastal Highway Bridge
Little Ogeechee River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.04143, -81.20403   (decimal degrees)
32°02'29" N, 81°12'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/480736/3545046 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garden City
Inventory number
BH 71390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2017: Updated by Amber Rhea: Added categories "Ocean Highway", "Coastal Highway"
  • September 15, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 28, 2016: New photo from Amber Rhea
  • March 18, 2016: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 16, 2016: Added by Amber Rhea

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