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MARBLE SPRINGS RD. over LOWE BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+34.46487, -85.32969
34°27'54" N, 85°19'47" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MARBLE SPRINGS RD. over LOWE BRANCH
Structure number:000000005550090
Location:2 MI SE OF SUMMERVILLE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1958
Year reconstructed:1978
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:340 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:58.5
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$176,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016PoorPoorFairFair34058.5
April 2014FairFairFairFair34060.5
April 2012PoorPoorFairFair34056.5
April 2010PoorPoorFairFair62056.4
May 2008FairFairFairFair62058.5
March 2006FairFairFairFair63055.8
April 2004FairFairFairFair74055.8
April 2002PoorPoorFairPoor74040.8
March 2000PoorPoorFairPoor48037.9
April 1998PoorPoorFairPoor45037.7
November 1995PoorPoorFairPoor43035.8
November 1993PoorPoorFairPoor39037.9
November 1991PoorPoorFairPoor23037.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2700252180
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.600006000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.600600000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.40020200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6060000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6060000