+32.31911, -82.40644
32°19'09" N, 82°24'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 297 over TIGER CREEK
Structure number:000000027900370
Location:5 MI N OF VIDALIA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1979
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,790 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry 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: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]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:84.6
Estimated cost of work:$938,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017GoodGoodGoodGood179084.6
August 2015GoodGoodGoodGood179084.6
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood179084.6
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood197084.5
July 2009GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good208084.4
July 2007GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good207084.4
July 2005GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good207084.4
July 2003GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good240084.3
November 2001GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good190097.2
September 1999GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good252396.9
August 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good252396.9
April 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good252396.9
June 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good252396.9
June 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood252396.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.960960000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.7,3607,360000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.10899900
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1818000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.150150000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2459804998
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3202408000