+34.41424, -84.11080
34°24'51" N, 84°06'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 53 over FLAT CREEK
Structure number:000000008500110
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:1983
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,610 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:92.0
Estimated cost of work:$123,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
August 2018Good7 out of 10961092.0
July 2017Good7 out of 10961092.0
June 2015Good7 out of 10961092.0
June 2013Good7 out of 10961092.0
July 2011Good7 out of 101165091.9
July 2009Good7 out of 101256091.9
June 2007Good7 out of 101256091.9
July 2005Good7 out of 101050092.0
July 2003Good7 out of 10970092.0
July 2001Good7 out of 10870081.3
October 1999Good7 out of 10870081.3
August 1997Good7 out of 10730079.4
June 1995Good7 out of 10610079.3
June 1993Fair6 out of 10587079.3
June 1991Good8 out of 10458080.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.9696000