+31.13884, -83.41655
31°08'20" N, 83°24'60" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:SR 37 over BEAR BRANCH
Structure number:000000007500050
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Total length:148.0 ft. [45.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:4
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 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,700 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:47.5 tons [43.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:88.6
Estimated cost of work:$867,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201688.6GoodGoodGoodGood-5700
October 201488.6GoodGoodGoodGood-5700
October 201288.6GoodGoodGoodGood-5700
October 201088.4GoodGoodGoodGood-6940
October 200888.4GoodGoodGoodGood-6940
October 200688.5GoodGoodGoodGood-6390
October 200488.2GoodGoodGoodGood-8730
September 200287.0FairFairGoodGood-9400
October 200088.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-8800
January 199990.2FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-8300
December 199689.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-7100
January 199589.4FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-6600
February 199389.5FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-6000
June 199189.6GoodGoodGoodGood-5660