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WALTER WELLS RD over SHOAL CREEK

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Coordinates:
+32.38750, -84.45370
32°23'15" N, 84°27'13" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WALTER WELLS RD over SHOAL CREEK
Structure number:000000019750010
Location:5.5 MI NE OF BUENA VISTA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1960
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, would be posted or closed except for temporary shoring [D]
Average daily traffic:70 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Imminent Failure [1 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:41.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$226,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryImminent Failure7041.0
April 2015PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryImminent Failure7041.0
April 2013PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryImminent Failure7041.0
June 2011PoorGoodSatisfactoryImminent Failure7041.0
May 2009PoorGoodSatisfactoryImminent Failure62029.5
April 2007PoorGoodSatisfactoryImminent Failure60029.5
April 2005PoorGoodGoodImminent Failure39030.7
November 2003PoorGoodGoodImminent Failure74029.4
July 2001PoorGoodGoodSerious74029.4
June 1999PoorGoodGoodSerious47029.6
April 1997PoorGoodGoodSerious43029.7
April 1995PoorGoodGoodPoor43041.3
May 1993PoorGoodGoodPoor40042.3
July 1991FairGoodGoodFair27053.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5604907000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,0050002,005
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.2,0201,9843600
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5252000
Timber Pileeach2519510
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.104102200
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.120001200