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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