US 23, SR 87 over LEE CREEK


+33.16612, -83.84220
33°09'58" N, 83°50'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 23, SR 87 over LEE CREEK
Structure number:000000020700340
Location:11 MI NE OF FORSYTH
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Skew angle:30°
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,420 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:78.0
Estimated cost of work:$158,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
September 2016Fair5 out of 10242078.0
September 2014Good7 out of 10242089.5
September 2012Good7 out of 10242089.5
September 2010Good7 out of 10195090.1
October 2008Good7 out of 10195090.1
October 2006Good7 out of 10165090.5
September 2004Good7 out of 10171090.4
October 2002Good7 out of 10160090.5
December 2000Good7 out of 10380085.8
December 1998Good7 out of 10360086.1
August 1996Good7 out of 10158088.5
October 1994Good7 out of 10158088.5
January 1993Good7 out of 10158088.5
March 1991Good7 out of 10158088.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2700240300