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BIRDSONG ROAD over SWIFT CREEK

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Coordinates:
+32.80871, -84.26697
32°48'31" N, 84°16'01" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BIRDSONG ROAD over SWIFT CREEK
Structure number:000000029350160
Location:6 MI S OF THOMASTON
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1970
Year reconstructed:2002
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:7
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Channel beam [22]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:490 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:64.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$821,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory49064.6
January 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory49064.6
February 2014PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor49040.1
January 2012PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor60039.9
January 2010PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor95034.4
February 2008GoodGoodGoodGood95058.6
February 2006GoodGoodGoodGood91072.8
February 2004GoodGoodGoodGood91072.8
August 2002GoodGoodGoodVery Good97072.7
June 2000PoorGoodGoodSerious47028.5
August 1998PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryCritical43028.6
January 1996PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryCritical34028.8
March 1994PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryCritical34028.8
July 1992PoorGoodGoodCritical34028.8
December 1990PoorImminent FailureImminent FailureImminent Failure34019.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,12001,12000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.3,5985143,08400
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5656000
Steel Pileeach1811700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,4351,3550080
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.168168000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1841384600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.280280000