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River Street Swing Bridge

Map 

Description 

Replaced a covered bridge that burned after being struck by lightning.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Oostanaula River on River Street/Sugar Valley Road
Location
Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1967
Design
Through truss
Also called
Sugar Valley Road Swing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.51032, -84.95803   (decimal degrees)
34°30'37" N, 84°57'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/687451/3820634 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89369 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,453)
Calhoun, Georgia (1)
Georgia (604)
Gordon County, Georgia (12)
Lost (23,413)
Lost 1967 (58)
Lost during 1960s (674)
Movable (2,894)
Owned by state (15,513)
Replaced by new bridge (15,635)
Swing (1,403)
Through truss (14,553)
Truss (31,951)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

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