SR 56 - US 221 over BEAR CREEK


+32.22918, -82.60672
32°13'45" N, 82°36'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 56 - US 221 over BEAR CREEK
Structure number:000000020900270
Location:3 MI N OF MT VERNON
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,620 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
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:99.5
Estimated cost of work:$176,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
May 2018Good7 out of 10162099.5
May 2016Good7 out of 10162099.5
June 2014Good7 out of 10162099.5
May 2012Good7 out of 10162099.5
May 2010Good7 out of 10182099.5
June 2008Good7 out of 10182099.5
May 2006Good7 out of 10173099.5
May 2004Fair5 out of 10185088.4
May 2002Fair5 out of 10180088.4
June 2000Fair5 out of 10200088.4
June 1998Fair6 out of 10170099.5
November 1995Fair6 out of 10170097.5
December 1993Fair6 out of 10153097.5
December 1991Fair6 out of 10153097.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.246024600