Rating:
3 votes

Bolling Bridge

Photos 

Georgia bridge over river on 53

At Dusk

Photo taken by James F. Gentner in December 2009

BH Photo #169689

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Chestatee River (Lake Lanier)
Location
Forsyth County, Georgia, and Hall County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1956
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 243.8 ft.
Total length: 799.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
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:
Chestatee
Inventory numbers
GA 11700100 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12570 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 39.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
12,890

Update Log 

  • 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

Sources 

Comments 

Bolling Bridge
Posted November 16, 2017, by Don Morrison

Replacement underway, osprey moving to public housing towers.

https://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/all-lake-lanier-bridge...

"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."