+33.01223, -83.88049
33°00'44" N, 83°52'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SIMMONS ROAD over I-75
Structure number:000000020700020
Location:2.5 MI SE OF FORSYTH
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:256.9 ft. [78.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:21°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
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:4
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: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:160 [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:Satisfactory [6 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:80.4
Estimated cost of work:$1,506,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16080.4
October 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16080.4
October 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16082.4
March 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory62076.8
November 2008FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory62080.6
October 2006FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory63080.6
October 2004FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory74080.6
November 2002FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory74081.6
December 2000FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory48081.6
December 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory47081.6
November 1997FairGoodGoodSatisfactory43077.6
August 1996PoorGoodImminent FailureSatisfactory42034.2
October 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory40081.1
February 1993FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory40081.1
March 1991FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory27081.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,0281,0080200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,1309,130000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,35404,1774,1770
Reinforced Concrete Columneach64110
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.116962000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9087300
Pourable Jointlinear ft.112112000
Compression Jointlinear ft.2828000
Movable Bearingeach1616000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3232000
Fixed Bearingeach1616000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3232000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.514514000