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OLD FLOWERY BRANCH over BALUS CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.24748, -83.89054
34°14'51" N, 83°53'26" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:OLD FLOWERY BRANCH over BALUS CREEK
Structure number:000000013950190
Location:5.2 MI SW OF GAINESVILLE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Total length:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,780 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
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]
Operating rating:67.3 tons [61.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.6 tons [36.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.5
Estimated cost of work:$229,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201597.5Good7 out of 10-3780
May 201397.5Good7 out of 10-3780
May 201197.8Good8 out of 10-1400
June 200997.8Good8 out of 10-1400
May 200797.8Good8 out of 10-1480
June 200597.9Good8 out of 10-650
April 200397.9Good8 out of 10-830
May 200197.9Good8 out of 10-820
October 199997.8Good8 out of 10-1060
June 199794.8Good8 out of 10-1060
April 199594.8Good8 out of 10-1060
August 199494.9Good8 out of 10-760
April 199312.1-N out of 10SD760
May 199114.5-N out of 10SD390

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.208208000