Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt
BH Photo #189624
Unusual design for the state (Updated)
Written by Eddie Douthitt
This is the only concrete curved chord through girder bridge I know of in the state of Georgia. In this part of the country in 1924, steel through and pony truss and concrete deck arch were the most common. It's a rare find indeed.
- Abandoned concrete curved chord through girder bridge over Beaverdam Creek on Brewers Bridge Road
- Elbert County, Georgia
- Built 1924, bypassed in 2002 with opening of new bridge beside it
- - Mallory and Nash
- Concrete curved chord through girder
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 219.2 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
- Also called
- Cotton Belt Route Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +34.14867, -82.86697 (decimal degrees)
34°08'55" N, 82°52'01" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 17/327879/3780214 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Rock Branch
- Inventory numbers
- GA 10500200 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 47183 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- December 2, 2010: New photos from Eddie Douthitt
- December 1, 2010: Essay added by Eddie Douthitt
- Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com