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Talmadge Memorial Bridge (Old)

Photos 

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Photo taken by Georgia Department of Transportation

View this photo at wwwb.dot.ga.gov

BH Photo #136078

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost cantilever through truss bridge over Savannah River on US 17 in Savannah
Location
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1954, removed early 1990s
Builder
- Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation of New York, New York
Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Also called
Savannah Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.08853, -81.09862   (decimal degrees)
32°05'19" N, 81°05'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/490693/3550253 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Savannah
Inventory number
BH 41883 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 22, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Updated coordinates
  • March 26, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

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Comments 

Old Talmadge Memorial Bridge
Posted January 27, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

"Lost" refers to the fact that the bridge has been demolished and no longer exists. The "cantilever through truss" refers to the bridge type. Hope that helps!

Old Talmadge Memorial Bridge
Posted January 27, 2021, by K.A. Nordstrom (Karl [at] KarlNordstrom [dot] com)

Please forgive the Newbie question.

What does this bridge's description mean, which says, "Lost cantilever through truss bridge over Savannah River on US 17 in Savannah"?

I am referring to the "Lost cantilever" or does my question make more sense referring to "Lost cantilever through truss bridge"?

Thanks.