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A.E. BELL BRIDGE over ST.MARYS RIVER

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Coordinates:
+30.52455, -82.01970
30°31'28" N, 82°01'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:A.E. BELL BRIDGE over ST.MARYS RIVER
Structure number:000000004950610
Location:1 MI E OF ST GEORGE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:1191.0 ft. [363.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2001
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:22
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,190 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:60.4 tons [54.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$6,980,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201589.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2190
July 201389.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2190
July 201188.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2100
July 200988.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2270
May 200788.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2270
June 200588.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2200
June 200387.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2300
August 200190.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1900