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EMPIRE-CHESTER HWY over GUM SWAMP CREEK

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Coordinates:
+32.36265, -83.22413
32°21'46" N, 83°13'27" 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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Channel beam [22]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairFairFairFair96055.8
December 2015FairFairFairFair96055.8
December 2013FairFairFairFair96055.8
December 2011FairFairFairFair83055.9
December 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory113064.8
December 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory113063.3
November 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory105063.3
December 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory130063.2
January 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory120063.2
November 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory110063.1
February 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory110063.1
September 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair90055.3
October 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory90065.4
October 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory78065.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 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.1,39800923475
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3380320180
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.3600336240
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.756075600