+34.26234, -83.45113
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 2017

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]
Sufficiency rating:76.0
Estimated cost of work:$1,196,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory4124076.0
October 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory4124082.3
October 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory4124082.3
October 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory4184082.2
October 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4565094.4
October 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4565094.4
October 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4496094.4
October 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3630094.8
October 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3740096.2
December 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3860096.2
October 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3860096.2
September 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3860095.1
September 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2545096.1
November 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2545094.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4281,35653190
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,5271,5170100
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.7,6356,4421,0451480
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9090000
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach3531400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.225217440
Pourable Jointlinear ft.252252000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.408408000