Bridge Programs

Local Bridges​​​​​​

Local Bridges

Learn about Georgia DOT’s Low Impact Bridge Program (LIBP) and Local Bridge Replacement Program (LOCBR).

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Design-Build Bridge Replacement Program​​​​​​

Design-Build Bridge Replacement Program

Georgia DOT's program to replace and update bridges deemed structurally deficient.

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Bridge Maintenance Program

Each year, Georgia DOT’s Office of Bridge Design and Maintenance develops plans for bridge improvement projects, conducts emergency repairs and replacements, performs reviews for permits, evaluates damage to bridges and conducts numerous bridge inspections to ensure bridge structures meet the highest safety standards.


 


BY THE NUMBERS

Total Bridges

14,750

Total bridges in Georgia
6,736: state-owned
8,014: locally-owned

Bridge Inspection

8,414

Bridge inspections annually

Bridge Maintenance

$41.9 M

in maintenance that extends bridge life 20-25 years

Bridge Structures

$509.5 M

in construction and widening of 65 bridge structures in FY 2019

By The Numbers

14,750

Total number of Bridges in Georgia

6,736

State-owned bridges

8,014

Locally-owned bridges

As of 2018

 Bridge Maintenance Activities​

  • ​Inspection of all bridges and bridge culverts within a two-year cycle.
  • Underwater bridge inspection every five years.
  • Determination of a bridge’s ability to carry a load (Load Rating).
  • Routing of permit loads (including Superloads).
  • Assisting counties with solutions to bridge and bridge culvert problems.
  • Design and detail bridge repairs

 Contacts

Please send your feedback regarding bridge maintenance to the following:

State Bridge Maintenance Engineer
Bridge Maintenance Unit
(404) 635-2889
Email


Bridge Replacement Program​​​​​​

Design-Build Bridge Replacement Program

Georgia DOT's program to replace and update bridges deemed structurally deficient.

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