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Jones Bridge

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Approaching Jones Bridge

Photo taken by James Gonzalski in December 2007

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BH Photo #113941

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on former Jones Bridge Road in Johns Creek
Location
Johns Creek, Fulton County, Georgia, and Gwinnett County, Georgia
Status
Collapsed January 2018
History
Built 1904. Used until 1922 when free state-built bridges rendered it obsolete. Fell into disrepair in the 1930s. In 1940, half of the bridge was illegally removed and likely sold for scrap. Originally bridged Milton and Gwinnett counties.
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.00153, -84.23429   (decimal degrees)
34°00'06" N, 84°14'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/755440/3765775 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Duluth
Inventory number
BH 36591 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2018: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge collapsed.
  • May 1, 2008: Added by James Gonzalski

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Comments 

Jones Bridge
Posted February 2, 2018, by Jason Smith (flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com)

A combination mystery bridge and newsflyer are enclosed here: http://thebridgehunter.areavoices.com/2018/01/29/mystery-91-...

Jones Bridge
Posted February 1, 2018, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

James, Yes I can confirm this a visitor to my website informed me as well. Here is a news article with six photos. http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/multimedia/last-section-of-...

Jones Bridge
Posted January 25, 2018, by James Baughn (webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com)

The remaining span of this bridge has reportedly collapsed into the river.