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SR 53 over ETOWAH RIVER

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Coordinates:
+34.38193, -84.06351
34°22'55" N, 84°03'49" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 53 over ETOWAH RIVER
Structure number:000000008500120
Location:4.3 MI SE OF DAWSONVILLE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:219.2 ft. [66.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,450 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:89.1
Estimated cost of work:$1,284,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1245089.1
June 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1245089.1
June 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1245089.1
June 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1245089.1
June 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1046089.7
July 2009GoodGoodGoodGood1332088.9
June 2007GoodGoodGoodGood1332088.9
June 2005GoodGoodGoodGood1208089.2
June 2003GoodGoodGoodGood1110089.5
August 2001GoodGoodGoodGood890095.5
November 1999GoodGoodGoodGood890095.5
July 1997GoodGoodGoodGood890093.5
June 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good750095.8
June 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good661096.0
June 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good483096.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.8168061000
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.6486381000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,9856,985000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6464000
Steel Pileeach2828000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,0251,025000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.128128000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.130805000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach6868000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.438438000