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Elder Mill Bridge 10-108-01

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Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in May 2010

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Elders Mill Covered Bridge

Elders Mill Covered Bridge, Watkinsville, GA 05-09-2010

Video posted by Eddie Douthitt

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Facts 

Overview
Covered Town Lattice bridge over Rose Creek on Elder Mill Road
Location
Oconee County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1897
Design
Covered Town Lattice truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.8 ft.
Total length: 127.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 5, 1994
Also called
Elder's Mill Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.80291, -83.36371   (decimal degrees)
33°48'10" N, 83°21'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/281189/3742814 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Barnett Shoals
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
50
Inventory numbers
GA 21950170 (Georgia bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 94000389 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 12599 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 8, 2011: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is listed on the NRHP
  • May 9, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Changed design
  • May 7, 2010: New Street View added by Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com