Shallowford Bridge

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Shallowford Bridge
Shallowford Bridge Blue Ridge Georgia USA.JPG
Coordinates34°47′03″N 84°15′34″W / 34.78406°N 84.25948°W / 34.78406; -84.25948Coordinates: 34°47′03″N 84°15′34″W / 34.78406°N 84.25948°W / 34.78406; -84.25948
CrossesToccoa River
LocaleBlue Ridge, Georgia
Characteristics
MaterialSteel
Total length53.3 meters (175 feet)
Width3.4 meters (11 feet)
Longest span38 meters (125 feet)
Clearance above3 meters (9.8 feet)
History
Opened1918

Shallowford Bridge is a steel truss bridge built in 1918[1] that crosses the Toccoa River in north Georgia, United States. The bridge, located on Aska Road close to the city of Blue Ridge, is 175 feet in length, and 11 feet wide. The bridge is constructed from a steel truss frame with wooden deck to allow traffic to cross. The bridge forms part of the Benton MacKaye Trail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shallowford Bridge". Bridgehunter.com. Retrieved 2017-11-17.