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.

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Local Bridges

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

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By The Numbers


Total bridges in Georgia 6,834: state-owned;
7,994: locally-owned


Bridge inspections annually

$53.59 M

in maintenance to help extend the life of 142 bridges by 15-25 years


Georgia bridges in good condition


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​


Comments & Questions

Please send your feedback regarding the bridge programs to the following:
State Bridge Engineer
(404) 631-1883