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BESSENT ROAD over WEST BRANCH

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map 

Coordinates:
+30.42389, -81.70389
30°25'26" N, 81°42'14" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:BESSENT ROAD over WEST BRANCH
Structure number:724117
Location:0.5 MI WEST OF SR 115
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,051 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% 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: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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:35.0 tons [31.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.0 tons [19.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,503,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201448.6PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD1051
December 201248.6PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD1051
December 201048.6PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD1051
December 200848.6PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD1051
December 200648.4PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD1051
December 200448.4PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD1051
December 200248.4PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoorSD1051
December 200061.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-1051
December 199848.3PoorGoodGoodPoorSD1051
December 199648.0PoorGoodGoodPoorSD1051
January 199548.3PoorGoodGoodPoorSD1051
January 199357.1FairGoodGoodFair-1051
January 199157.1FairGoodGoodFair-1051