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Van Wert Street Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in October 2010

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BH Photo #184027

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost timber stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on Van Wert Street
Location
Buchanan, Haralson County, Georgia
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1940
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 92.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.80536, -85.18956   (decimal degrees)
33°48'19" N, 85°11'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/667581/3742048 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buchanan
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
490
Inventory numbers
GA 14350710 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 45507 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to lost per forum post
  • October 30, 2010: New photos from Eddie Douthitt
  • June 16, 2010: Added by Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Van Wert Street Bridge
Posted September 9, 2019, by Rhonda Simpson (simpson2397 [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

They tore down the bridge today Sept. 9th 2019 in Buchanan Ga.