US98 SR30 over Apalachicola Bay


+29.73074, -84.93524
29°43'51" N, 84°56'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US98 SR30 over Apalachicola Bay
Structure number:490032
Location:2 Miles E OF Apalachicola
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Total length:14175.6 ft. [4320.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1988
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:158
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,700 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:80.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory770080.7
March 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood700080.7
April 2014FairSatisfactoryGoodGood700080.7
May 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood610080.7
June 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood640080.7
July 2008GoodGoodGoodGood740080.7
August 2006GoodGoodGoodGood720080.7
August 2004GoodGoodGoodGood760080.7
September 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory800080.7
September 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory690080.7
September 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory660080.6
September 1996FairGoodGoodSatisfactory560079.0
September 1994FairGoodGoodSatisfactory660079.0
September 1992FairGoodGoodSatisfactory398080.0
September 1990GoodGoodGoodGood465380.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.66,35566,3193060
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.568,087536,79328,4042,8900
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8585000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1651240410
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7,7696,1291,63280
Compression Jointlinear ft.1,9231,412496015
Elastomeric Bearingeach1,58083075000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.28,35021,2577,08850
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.38,59930,8797,72000