+34.41820, -84.25393
34°25'06" N, 84°15'14" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 53 over YELLOW CREEK
Structure number:000000008500060
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Total length:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1982
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,410 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:89.8
Estimated cost of work:$264,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
August 2018Fair6 out of 10241089.8
June 2017Fair6 out of 10241089.8
June 2015Fair6 out of 10241089.8
June 2013Fair6 out of 10241089.8
July 2011Fair6 out of 10210090.1
July 2009Fair6 out of 10315088.9
June 2007Fair6 out of 10315088.9
July 2005Good7 out of 10282089.3
July 2003Good7 out of 10240089.8
August 2001Good7 out of 10200080.3
October 1999Good7 out of 10200080.3
August 1997Good7 out of 10160078.8
June 1995Fair6 out of 10159078.8
June 1993Good7 out of 10159077.7
June 1991Good8 out of 10159078.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.189184500