US 23, SR 87 over BERRY CREEK


+33.08431, -83.78895
33°05'04" N, 83°47'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 23, SR 87 over BERRY CREEK
Structure number:000000020700300
Location:9 MI E OF FORSYTH
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Skew angle:45°
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,490 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
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]
Sufficiency rating:69.8
Estimated cost of work:$224,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
September 2016Good7 out of 10549069.8
October 2014Good7 out of 10549069.8
October 2012Good7 out of 10549069.8
October 2010Good7 out of 10420071.6
November 2008Good7 out of 10420071.6
October 2006Good7 out of 10433071.4
September 2004Good7 out of 10408071.8
October 2002Good7 out of 10330072.9
December 2000Good7 out of 10328086.8
December 1998Good8 out of 10328086.8
August 1996Good8 out of 10328086.8
October 1994Good8 out of 10328086.7
January 1993Good8 out of 10328086.7
March 1991Good8 out of 10328086.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.256025600