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Alcovy Road Bridge, Spanning Alcovy River, Covington, Newton County, GA



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Location
Spanning Alcovy River, Covington, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER GA-62
Significance: The Alcovy Road Bridge is composed of two steel bolt connected Warren pony trusses with verticals and one pin-connected Pratt through truss. The overall length of the bridge is 225 feet. The bridge is 12 feet in width and has a timber deck. This bridge is one of 73 Pratt trusses recorded in Georgia and one of 41 trusses identified as a Pratt through truss. It is one of four such bridges recorded in Newton County and the only bridge in Newton County composed of more than one truss.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridge Construction
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF EAST APPROACH
2. VIEW OF WEST APPROACH
3. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION
4. VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION
5. VIEW SHOWING SOUTH ELEVATION OF PRATT THROUGH TRUSS
6. VIEW SHOWING DETAIL OF PRATT THROUGH TRUSS PORTAL, TOP CHORD AND SWAY BRACING MEMBERS
7. VIEW SHOWING DETAIL OF VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL MEMBERS OF PRATT THROUGH AND WARREN PONEY TRUSSES
8. VIEW SHOWING DETAIL OF BOLT CONNECTION - WARREN PONY TRUSS
9. VIEW SHOWING DETAIL OF PIN CONNECTION - PRATT THROUGH TRUSS
10. VIEW SHOWING DETAIL OF UPPER CHORD CONNECTION OF PRATT THROUGH TRUSS


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