Polk County has a number of transportation arteries, which move traffic along not only federal and state routes but also county roads that are tourist favorites due to scenic views of rolling hills, agricultural acreage and historic sites.
However, few consider the structures built to span obstacles to make their travel possible.
Check out this collection of some of Polk County's bridges.
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A walking bridge in downtown Rockmart across Euharlee Creek gives access to the park during such events as Homepun Festival.
Historic flooding of Cedar Creek draws attention to a bridge on West Avenue (old Georgia 6) where levies have been placed to help contain this once rampaging stream.
Cobblestones – material used in paving of early streets – are located in this historic bridge on South College Street in Cedartown.
Bridges, such as the one over Fish Creek on U.S. 278, had an economic impact when the announcement was made that a construction project was approved in 1986.
Raymond Lester Bridge, named for a community leader, spans Euharlee Creek in downtown Rockmart.