+30.43722, -81.64250
30°26'14" N, 81°38'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US-17 NB (SR-5) over BROWARD RIVER
Structure number:720095
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:4.3 ft. [1.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
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:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,550 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Inventory rating:76.8 tons [69.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:55.2
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 201655.2PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD8550
September 201455.1PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD9000
September 201271.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-8450
September 201071.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-8750
September 200871.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-10250
September 200670.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-10500
September 200470.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-11000
September 200281.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9300
September 200081.4FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-10500
September 199882.5FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-9300
October 199676.8FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-10000
October 199477.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-8300
October 199276.8GoodGoodVery GoodGood-12270
March 199177.2Good-Very GoodGood-8532