US-19 (SR-20) over PIMPLE CREEK


+30.12056, -83.59139
30°07'14" N, 83°35'29" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-19 (SR-20) over PIMPLE CREEK
Structure number:380027
Location:0.6 MI. N. OF US-98
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Year reconstructed:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,500 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:68.9 tons [62.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.2 tons [37.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
September 201583.2Fair6 out of 10-10500
September 201383.3Fair6 out of 10-9700
September 201183.0Fair6 out of 10-12000
September 200980.2Fair6 out of 10-10900
September 200779.8Fair6 out of 10-13000
September 200578.8Fair6 out of 10-12800
September 200379.3Good7 out of 10-10400
October 200179.1Good7 out of 10-11300
October 199979.7Good7 out of 10-7800
October 199777.4Good7 out of 10-8200
November 199575.4Good7 out of 10-8100
December 199375.6Good7 out of 10-6700
March 199275.6Good7 out of 10-6531

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.305030500