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Emerson Road Bridge

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View of the south side with the 1991 bridge in the background

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt

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Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Coahulla Creek on Emerson Rd. east of Cohutta, GA
Location
Whitfield County, Georgia
Status
Abandoned with steel railings removed
History
Built around 1920, abandoned 1991 with new bridge opening just to the north. This was most likely built by Champion Bridge Co., compare to the Seaton Bridge which is about 2 miles away
Design
Steel stringer with steel railings removed
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.98550, -84.88751   (decimal degrees)
34°59'08" N, 84°53'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/692817/3873474 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cohutta
Inventory number
BH 37747 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (2,962)
Beam (11,210)
Built during 1920s (8,579)
Georgia (545)
Owned by county (18,605)
Steel stringer (4,488)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,237)
Whitfield County, Georgia (32)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2017: New photos from Ben Tate
  • February 10, 2009: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Added coordinates
  • October 24, 2008: Updated by Eddie Douthitt
  • October 23, 2008: Added by Eddie Douthitt

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