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Hills Creek Road Bridge

Photos 

West side

Rocks piled in road where they have closed the bridge

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in January 2009

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BH Photo #131182

Map 

Street View 

    Facts 

    Overview
    Lost pony truss bridge over Hills Creek on Hills Creek Road
    Location
    Polk County, Georgia
    Status
    Demolished February 2010, new bridge is now being built
    History
    Built 1954, demolished 2010
    Design
    Polygonal Warren pony truss
    Dimensions
    Span length: 61.7 ft.
    Total length: 61.7 ft.
    Deck width: 19.7 ft.
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +34.07500, -84.95000   (decimal degrees)
    34°04'30" N, 84°57'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    16/689161/3772368 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Taylorsville
    Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
    620
    Inventory numbers
    GA 23350270 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
    BH 12604 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of January 2010)
    Overall condition: Poor
    Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
    Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
    Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
    Sufficiency rating: 12.1 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • November 15, 2015: New Street View added by David Backlin
    • February 21, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Status
    • January 11, 2009: New photo from Eddie Douthitt
    • January 3, 2009: Updated by Eddie Douthitt

    Sources 

    • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
    • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net