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Kings Bridge

Photos 

South approach

Weight limit 3 tons

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in February 2010

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BH Photo #154515

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt pony truss bridge over Dry Creek on Kings Bridge Road
Location
Polk County, Georgia
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1924, closed sometime in the early '90's
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 265.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.07625, -85.30613   (decimal degrees)
34°04'34" N, 85°18'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/656293/3771905 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedartown West
Inventory numbers
GA 23350050 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 44041 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2010: Added by Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Kings Bridge
Posted February 7, 2010, by Eddie Douthitt (eddied62 [at] windstream [dot] net)

I agree, I just posted the info that came from the 1992 NBI.

Kings Bridge
Posted February 7, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Its fairly obvious that this bridge is far older than the 1920s. The 1920s date may refer to reconstructed approaches, or possibly the truss was relocated to this site at that time.