+32.33008, -84.56194
32°19'48" N, 84°33'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 137 over BIG SANDY CREEK
Structure number:000000019700070
Location:2.5 MI W OF BUENA VISTA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:240 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:82.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017GoodGoodGoodGood24082.8
April 2015GoodGoodGoodGood24082.8
April 2013GoodGoodGoodGood24082.8
July 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood25082.8
April 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood26082.3
April 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20086.9
April 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood22086.9
April 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood30082.3
June 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood40082.2
May 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood40074.2
May 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood40074.2
May 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood40074.4
May 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood38074.4
July 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood38074.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.450450000
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.150150000
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,3501,350000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,0501,050000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6666000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.132132000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.165001650
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.150150000