CO RD 43 (BELL RD) over I85


+32.36158, -86.19137
32°21'42" N, 86°11'29" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:CO RD 43 (BELL RD) over I85
Structure number:008610
Old structure number:00000I855100780 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.3 MI.N.OF E BYPASS
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:353.0 ft. [107.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,528 [as of 2003]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:65.8 tons [59.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.8 tons [36.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,542,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201565.3FairFairGoodGoodFO8528
June 201366.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO8528
June 201166.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO8528
June 200966.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO8528
June 200766.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO8528
August 200566.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO8528
May 200368.1GoodGoodGoodGoodFO7096
June 200168.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO7096
July 199966.2GoodGoodGoodGoodFO6413
July 199766.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO6113
June 199570.0GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5960
May 199370.5GoodGoodGoodGoodFO5500
April 199170.5GoodGoodVery GoodVery GoodFO5500