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Amicalola Creek Bridge

Photo 

Looking northwest. GDOT did something atrocious here in 1980 when they added stringer wings to a beautiful arch bridge. This bridge is in a very scenic area with a trail underneath the bridge.

Photo taken by James Legg

BH Photo #156966

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Amicalola Creek on GA 53
Location
Dawson County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1980
Design
Open spandrel arch with steel stringer couplets
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 257.9 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.42623, -84.21256   (decimal degrees)
34°25'34" N, 84°12'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/756157/3812941 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Juno
Inventory numbers
GA 08500070 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12544 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
2,830

Categories 

Arch (11,196)
Built 1930 (1,603)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Dawson County, Georgia (6)
Deck arch (10,434)
Georgia (551)
Have street view (22,087)
Open (36,584)
Open-spandrel arch (689)
Owned by state (13,691)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,804)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,604)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2011: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Design
  • March 23, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Added Google Street View

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