Rating:
3 votes

Old Toccoa River Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt

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BH Photo #126980

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Camelback truss bridge over Toccoa River on Old GA 5 in McCaysville
Location
McCaysville, Fannin County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Original bridge built 1911, and was actually replaced by this bridge around 1938.
Design
Riveted Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 180.8 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bridge Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.98772, -84.37127   (decimal degrees)
34°59'16" N, 84°22'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/739941/3874838 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mineral Bluff
Inventory numbers
GA 11150420 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12565 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2016)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
490

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2016: Updated by Tom King: Fixed date of construction
  • June 16, 2012: Updated by Bob Morgan: adjusted map marker
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Added Google Street View
  • November 3, 2008: Essay added by Eddie Douthitt
  • November 2, 2008: Updated by Eddie Douthitt

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