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BOWLES BRIDGE RD over FLINT CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.48901, -86.96718
34°29'20" N, 86°58'02" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BOWLES BRIDGE RD over FLINT CREEK
Structure number:015244
Old structure number:0000019352041Z0 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.5 MI W US 31
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:376.0 ft. [114.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:800 [as of 2006]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:91.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,605,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood80091.3
August 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood80091.3
September 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood80091.3
September 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood80091.3
May 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood80091.3
April 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood80091.3
December 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood40099.9
January 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood40094.9
January 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good40094.9
February 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good40094.8
April 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good40094.8
May 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good40094.8
February 1993GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent40094.8
July 1990GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent40091.7