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Cobb Street Bridge

Photos 

View from western approach looking east

Old US 23/Old GA 13 is behind me

Photo taken by JT Legg in May 2005

BH Photo #163410

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

Article on proposed demolition states bridge built ca. 1917

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Southern Railroad on Cobb Street
Location
Lula, Hall County, Georgia
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Bridge being proposed for removal: http://accesswdun.com/article/2016/3/377401/norfolk-southern...
History
Built 1945
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 136.8 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.38670, -83.66790   (decimal degrees)
34°23'12" N, 83°40'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/254714/3808260 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lula
Inventory numbers
GA 13950380 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 44965 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
490

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2016: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Demolition proposed
  • April 27, 2010: New Street View added by Eddie Douthitt
  • April 22, 2010: Added by James Legg

Sources 

  • JT Legg - talmo346 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Eddie Douthitt - eddied1962 [at] charter [dot] net
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Comments 

Cobb St. Bridge
Posted October 20, 2015, by David Eike (eikes [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Bridge closed again after failing inspection.

http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/section/6/article/112895/

Cobb St. Bridge
Posted May 24, 2012, by Brian (bnhwillard [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is currently closed, though it does appear they are working to repair it.