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WILLIAM TAFT HWY. over DRY CREEK

Map

Coordinates:
+34.64137, -85.28687
34°38'29" N, 85°17'13" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WILLIAM TAFT HWY. over DRY CREEK
Structure number:000000029500410
Location:4.4 MI SOUTH OF LAFAYETTE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1936
Year reconstructed:1977
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:200 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:59.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$703,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairFairSatisfactoryFair20059.1
January 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20060.1
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20057.6
February 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20057.6
January 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20057.6
January 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20057.6
January 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair16047.2
January 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20047.1
January 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20047.1
January 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20047.1
May 1996FairSatisfactoryFairFair20047.1
March 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20047.6
March 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20043.5
October 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20043.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.240002400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,440001,4400
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.480048000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,1001,100000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.945945000
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.2,1401,74040000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,9151,915000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2423100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4804800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9609600
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.144000144
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.240240000