+33.55748, -83.11577
33°33'27" N, 83°06'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 15 over BOWDEN CREEK
Structure number:000000013300050
Location:1.3 MI NW OF SILOAM
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
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:1928
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: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,440 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
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:91.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$123,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
May 2016Good7 out of 10244091.4
May 2014Good7 out of 10244091.4
May 2012Good7 out of 10244091.4
May 2010Good7 out of 10209091.5
May 2008Good7 out of 10209091.5
May 2006Good7 out of 10228091.5
April 2004Good7 out of 10280091.2
May 2002Good7 out of 10300091.1
April 2000Good7 out of 10290091.2
May 1998Good7 out of 10290091.2
May 1996Good7 out of 10260083.4
September 1994Good7 out of 10250084.0
December 1992Good7 out of 10247084.0
April 1991Good7 out of 10196085.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.6406400