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Drowning Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Oblique of west side looking north

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt

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BH Photo #128057

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Drowning Bear Creek on Old Sr 3 (US 41)
Location
Whitfield County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1949
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 119.8 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.73083, -84.97722   (decimal degrees)
34°43'51" N, 84°58'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/685197/3845057 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dalton South
Inventory numbers
GA 31300080 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 77.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
7,970

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 22, 2008: Added by Eddie Douthitt

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Comments 

Drowning Bear Creek Bridge
Posted April 12, 2009, by Connie Key (papakey [at] windstream [dot] net)

At one time there was a historic marker at Drowning Bear Creek that made mention of the landowner John Wesley Bowie. Does anyone know what happened to the marker? We would like to have a copy of the text from the marker.

We will appreciate any information.