+34.26224, -83.45122
34°15'44" N, 83°27'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-85 (SBL) over GROVE CREEK
Structure number:000000001100280
Location:5.9 MI S OF HOMER
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Total length:204.1 ft. [62.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Year reconstructed:1981
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:41,240 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:50.5 tons [45.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.7 tons [29.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:82.3
Estimated cost of work:$1,196,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201582.3FairFairFairSatisfactory-41240
October 201382.3FairFairFairSatisfactory-41240
October 201182.2FairFairFairSatisfactory-41840
October 200994.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-45650
October 200794.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-45650
October 200594.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-44960
October 200394.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-36300
October 200196.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-37400
December 199996.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38600
October 199796.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38600
September 199595.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-38600
September 199396.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-25450
November 199194.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-25450

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4281,36850100
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,1629,06201000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3535000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9090000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.225225000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.252252000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.408408000