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CAHABA BEACH ROAD over LITTLE CAHABA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+33.43996, -86.69916
33°26'24" N, 86°41'57" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CAHABA BEACH ROAD over LITTLE CAHABA RIVER
Structure number:000024
Old structure number:0000016337M0050 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.8 MILES NORTH OF US 280
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Total length:109.9 ft. [33.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.5 ft. [3.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:11.5 ft. [3.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1904
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: September 1996

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:100 [as of 1996]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Scour calculation/evaluation has not been made. [6]
Sufficiency rating:20.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$499,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 199620.6PoorFairCriticalFairSD100
September 199420.6PoorSatisfactoryCriticalFairSD300
September 199214.8PoorGoodCriticalFairSD300
September 199015.3PoorGoodSeriousPoorSD250