Visit Rockdale County Covered Bridge in Conyers Georgia.
This covered bridge, formerly known as Haralson Mill Bridge, was built in 1997 by APAC over Mill Rock Creek in Rockdale County.
Rockdale County Covered Bridge - Phone: 770-278-7000 or toll free 800-266-9377 - Address: 4400 Haralson Mill Rd, Conyers, GA 30013
Bridge Description: This bridge is 150 feet long and 36 feet wide. It is open to the public. It's truss is styled with decorative lattice. It goes over Mill Rock Creek. There is a parking area at this bridge.
This bridge is the first of its kind to be built in Georgia since the 1890s. The bridge is immediately north of the Haralson Mill Historic District. The setting is comprised of the Haralson Mill House, a general store, the old mill site, and a blacksmith shop.
This bridge is not historic, but it exemplifies the interest the public still has in covered bridges. Originally designed as a pre-stressed concrete bridge, county planners decided to make this bridge a landmark, adding a large wooden superstructure and rock facing to the underlying concrete bridge.
Concerned about the possibility of fire, this bridge is equipped with cameras, smoke detectors and a sprinkler system.
FREE to park at and visit, and drive through anytime.
Directions: From Atlanta, take I-20 east to Exit 40 at Sigman Road to Hwy. 20 north, go east on Bethel road and north on Haralson Mill Road. In Panola Mountain State Conservation Park in the Historic Park Travel Region.