+33.46104, -84.67391
33°27'40" N, 84°40'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-85 over SHOAL CREEK
Structure number:000000007700510
Location:3.5 MI S OF PALMETTO
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:70,800 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:70.0
Estimated cost of work:$417,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
September 2017Good7 out of 107080070.0
September 2015Good7 out of 107080070.0
September 2013Good7 out of 107080070.0
October 2011Good7 out of 106643070.0
September 2009Good7 out of 107806070.0
September 2007Good7 out of 107806070.0
August 2005Good7 out of 108319070.0
September 2003Good7 out of 107310070.0
November 2001Good7 out of 107320070.0
October 1999Good7 out of 105650070.0
February 1998Good7 out of 104940070.0
September 1995Good7 out of 104730070.0
November 1993Good7 out of 104730070.0
January 1992Good7 out of 104730085.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.812812000