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Shallowford Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt

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BH Photo #126949

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Toccoa River on Shallowford Bridge Rd
Location
Fannin County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1918
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 174.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.78404, -84.25941   (decimal degrees)
34°47'03" N, 84°15'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/750772/3852517 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Ridge
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
490
Inventory numbers
GA 11150070 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 12564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Bolted (28)
Built 1918 (509)
Built during 1910s (10,166)
Fannin County, Georgia (13)
Georgia (726)
NR-eligible (4,126)
One-lane traffic (8,090)
Open (41,351)
Owned by county (21,905)
Pratt through truss (6,357)
Pratt truss (10,761)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,568)
Structurally deficient (12,599)
Through truss (18,516)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,424)
Truss (37,697)
Wooden deck (6,245)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2021: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Bolted"
  • November 2, 2008: Updated by Eddie Douthitt
  • October 24, 2008: Updated by Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

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