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5TH STREET over SAVANNAH RIVER

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Coordinates:
+33.47580, -81.95742
33°28'33" N, 81°57'27" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:5TH STREET over SAVANNAH RIVER
Structure number:000000024500940
Location:AT THE SC S L
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:1202.2 ft. [366.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:38.7 ft. [11.8 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1931
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:14
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,410 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:None present but re-evaluation suggested [5]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.8 tons [17.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:30.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$7,045,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201530.4PoorFairPoorPoorSD2410
January 201430.4PoorFairPoorPoorSD2410
January 201228.7PoorFairPoorPoorSD3720
February 201027.8PoorFairPoorPoorSD4460
February 200827.8PoorFairPoorPoorSD4460
January 200628.8PoorFairPoorPoorSD3680
February 200430.7PoorFairPoorPoorSD2200
February 200230.2PoorFairPoorPoorSD2600
January 200025.0PoorFairPoorPoorSD6610
January 199825.0PoorFairPoorPoorSD6610
January 199624.4PoorFairPoorFairSD6610
May 199425.9PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD6610
July 199225.9PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD6610
December 199044.7FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactoryFO6580

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,8101,3801,7651,64520
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.46,269122,60923,6590
Steel Stringerlinear ft.57028516010916
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,4921,2466236230
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.26,432026,2481840
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.28014095450
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,2446223113110
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach1604102
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9609600
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1502512500
Other Material Pier Walllinear ft.301030100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5652040
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.3252596420
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.51024204180102
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach4804800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9609600
Fixed Bearingeach5605501
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.112410800
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.2,4052772,096320