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Etowah River Bridge

Photos 

Oblique of east side

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt

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BH Photo #127355

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge with steel stringer couplet over Etowah River on GA 101 in Rome
Location
Floyd County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917, steel stringer couplet and new deck and railings added 2005
Design
Closed spandrel arch with steel stringer couplet
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.7 ft.
Total length: 368.8 ft.
Deck width: 35.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Chip Riddle Memorial Bridge
East Second Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.25667, -85.17667   (decimal degrees)
34°15'24" N, 85°10'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/667883/3792119 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rome North
Inventory numbers
GA 11500500 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12568 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 61.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
23,650

Categories 

Arch (11,192)
Built 1917 (577)
Built during 1910s (8,748)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,602)
Deck arch (10,431)
Floyd County, Georgia (11)
Georgia (551)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Open (36,537)
Owned by state (13,656)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,030)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,599)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2008: Updated by Eddie Douthitt

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