US 29- SR 174 over HUDSON RIVER


+34.24066, -83.17853
34°14'26" N, 83°10'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 29- SR 174 over HUDSON RIVER
Structure number:000000019500080
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Total length:224.1 ft. [68.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.6 ft. [13.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
Year reconstructed:1983
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,760 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.7 tons [26.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201583.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-3760
April 201383.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-3760
April 201168.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-3500
April 200978.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4260
March 200778.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-3710
March 200578.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-3570
March 200378.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-3600
March 200178.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-3700
July 199978.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-3700
April 199776.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-3700
March 199576.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-3200
March 199376.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-2950
April 199176.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-2950

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,1361,136000
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,10495214660
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.9,8565,3814,47050
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.9,1844,2924,5003920
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1233469200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.88721600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.41251600
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2050411640
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.448448000