+33.46092, -84.67456
33°27'39" N, 84°40'28" 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 2015

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]
Operating rating:108.9 tons [99.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:108.9 tons [99.0 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:70.0
Estimated cost of work:$417,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
September 201570.0Good7 out of 10-70800
September 201370.0Good7 out of 10-70800
October 201170.0Good7 out of 10-66430
September 200970.0Good7 out of 10-78060
September 200770.0Good7 out of 10-78060
August 200570.0Good7 out of 10-83190
September 200370.0Good7 out of 10-73100
November 200170.0Good7 out of 10-73200
October 199970.0Good7 out of 10-56500
February 199870.0Good7 out of 10-49400
September 199570.0Good7 out of 10-47300
November 199370.0Good7 out of 10-47300
January 199285.0Good7 out of 10-47300

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.812812000