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Bolling Bridge


Georgia bridge over river on 53

At Dusk

Photo taken by James F. Gentner in December 2009

BH Photo #169689

Street View 


Through truss bridge over Chestatee River (Lake Lanier)
Forsyth County, Georgia, and Hall County, Georgia
Built 1956; Demolished October 2018
Warren through truss with all verticals
Length of largest span: 243.8 ft.
Total length: 799.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Boling Bridge
The Big Green Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.31229, -83.94971   (decimal degrees)
34°18'44" N, 83°56'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/228557/3800723 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
Inventory numbers
GA 11700100 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12570 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2018: Updated by Ben Tate: Demolished
  • August 6, 2018: Updated by David Eike: Revised name to reflect multiple local spellings
  • September 29, 2015: New photos from C Hanchey
  • December 9, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • July 15, 2010: New photo from James F. Gentner
  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Added Google Street View


  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • James F. Gentner - jfgentner678 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • David Eike
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com


Bolling Bridge
Posted November 16, 2017, by Don Morrison

Replacement underway, osprey moving to public housing towers.


"Officials have said the bridge project has a unique feature: 30-foot towers to accommodate osprey, a bird of prey that likes to make the bridge its summer home."