+30.43722, -81.64222
30°26'14" N, 81°38'32" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US-17 SB (SR-5) over BROWARD RIVER
Structure number:720012
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:99.1 ft. [30.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:4.3 ft. [1.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1941
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,550 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:56.2 tons [51.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.7 tons [30.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201681.7FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-8550
September 201481.7FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9000
September 201277.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-8450
September 201077.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-8750
September 200877.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-10250
September 200676.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-10500
September 200476.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-11000
September 200276.5GoodGoodGoodGood-9300
September 200076.4GoodGoodGoodGood-10500
September 199877.5GoodGoodGoodGood-8900
October 199671.6GoodGoodGoodGood-10000
October 199472.0GoodGoodGoodGood-8300
October 199271.6GoodGoodGoodGood-12270
March 199172.0GoodGoodGoodGood-8532