US 27 BUS., SR 1b over TOWN CREEK


+34.69840, -85.28146
34°41'54" N, 85°16'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 27 BUS., SR 1b over TOWN CREEK
Structure number:000000029500030
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.4 ft. [16.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1952
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,490 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:65.1
Estimated cost of work:$970,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory449065.1
January 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory449065.1
January 2013FairGoodGoodFair449055.0
January 2011GoodGoodGoodGood615065.0
February 2009GoodGoodGoodGood615065.0
January 2007GoodGoodGoodGood659065.0
January 2005GoodGoodGoodGood597065.0
February 2003GoodGoodGoodGood550065.0
January 2001GoodGoodGoodGood914064.8
January 1999GoodGoodGoodGood914064.8
May 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory914064.8
March 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodGood914064.4
April 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodGood914064.4
August 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood914064.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,3001,2742600
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.7,2157,215000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,2157,215000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3229300
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9690600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.192969600
Pourable Jointlinear ft.288002880
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.256256000