Share:

PLOWSHARE ROAD over BUCK CREEK

Map

Coordinates:
+33.60817, -85.12408
33°36'29" N, 85°07'27" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PLOWSHARE ROAD over BUCK CREEK
Structure number:000000004551450
Location:3.5 MI. NW OF CARROLLTON
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:319.9 ft. [97.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1998
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:8
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: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:600 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:58.4 tons [53.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.7 tons [30.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:98.1
Estimated cost of work:$1,875,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
June 201698.1GoodGoodGoodGood-600
July 201498.1GoodGoodGoodGood-600
June 201298.1GoodGoodGoodGood-600
August 201099.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-90
September 200899.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-90
June 2006100.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-90
July 2004100.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-90
July 2002100.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-90
July 2000100.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-90
September 1998100.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-90

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2801,280000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,9849,984000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2424000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6262000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.218218000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2520196560
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.640640000
Coatings
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.200002000