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Rex Bridge

Photos 

East approach looking southwest

Photo taken by JT Legg taken February 2007

BH Photo #163503

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Mill Walk was formerly known as Rex Road

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Cotton Indian Creek on Mill Walk
Location
Clayton County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Builder
- Austin Brothers Bridge Co. of Dallas Texas/Atlanta, Georgia
Design
Riveted Polygonal Warren Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 94.8 ft.
Total length: 94.8 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Big Cotton Indian Creek Bridge
Rex Mill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.59303, -84.26880   (decimal degrees)
33°35'35" N, 84°16'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/753454/3720376 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jonesboro
Inventory numbers
GA 06300860 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12540 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 9.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
8,420

Update Log 

  • September 1, 2015: Updated by Andy Peters: changes name to Rex Bridge
  • April 25, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated GPS and info.
  • April 23, 2010: New photos from James Legg

Related Bridges 

  • New Rex Road Bridge (Downstream) - Rex Road re-routed to new bridge; old bridge now carries Mill Walk

Sources 

  • JT Legg - talmo346 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Big Cotton Indian Creek Bridge
Posted September 1, 2015, by Andy Peters (anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is fully open to vehicular traffic, as of September 2015

Big Cotton Indian Creek Bridge
Posted November 11, 2011, by James Daniel (jedaniel1967 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Bridge now closed to traffic since the new bridge was built slightly downstream and Rex Road was widened and re-routed about two years ago. The pony truss bridge is now a pedestrian only structure and is slated to be the centerpiece of a redeveloped historic Rex, Ga.