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US 431 over LITTLE TALLAPOOSA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+33.36920, -85.49970
33°22'09" N, 85°29'59" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 431 over LITTLE TALLAPOOSA RIVER
Structure number:012530
Location:3.2 MI N OF WEDOWEE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:546.9 ft. [166.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1981
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:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,580 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:94.1
Estimated cost of work:$5,907,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017GoodGoodGoodGood458094.1
January 2017GoodGoodGoodGood458094.1
January 2015GoodGoodGoodGood458094.1
January 2013GoodGoodGoodGood418094.5
January 2011GoodGoodGoodGood411094.5
January 2009GoodGoodGoodGood407094.6
January 2007GoodGoodGoodGood407096.6
January 2005GoodGoodGoodGood400096.6
January 2003GoodGoodGoodGood382096.8
January 2001GoodGoodGoodGood648092.5
January 1999GoodGoodGoodGood350095.0
January 1997GoodGoodGoodGood321095.3
January 1995GoodGoodGoodGood282095.7
January 1993GoodGoodGoodGood276095.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,1933,193000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.31,29131,291000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.25,71321,2144,49900
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1818000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1221051610
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.262261100
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.28218000102
Compression Jointlinear ft.9409400
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach30121800
Fixed Bearingeach36181800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,0941,0642820