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EMPIRE-CHESTER HWY over GUM SWAMP CREEK

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Coordinates:
+32.36197, -83.22540
32°21'43" N, 83°13'31" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:EMPIRE-CHESTER HWY over GUM SWAMP CREEK
Structure number:000000009100300
Location:4.7 MI SW OF CHESTER
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Total length:378.0 ft. [115.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
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:14
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:960 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:40.6 tons [36.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:23.8 tons [21.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:55.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$2,215,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201555.8FairFairFairFair-960
December 201355.8FairFairFairFair-960
December 201155.9FairFairFairFair-830
December 200964.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1130
December 200763.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1130
November 200563.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1050
December 200363.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1300
January 200263.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1200
November 199963.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1100
February 199863.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO1100
September 199555.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-900
October 199365.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-900
October 199165.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-780

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,02401,5091,5150
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.9,45009,45000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.9,4506,8042,64600
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6059100
Steel Pileeach5200520
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,398001,3980
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3380320180
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.3600336240
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.756075600