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VULCAN ROAD over ROCK CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.89169, -85.41080
34°53'30" N, 85°24'39" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:VULCAN ROAD over ROCK CREEK
Structure number:000000029550590
Location:6.9 MI NW OF CHICKAMAUGA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Total length:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1977
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:350 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:39.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$240,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory35039.2
February 2015GoodGoodGoodGood35047.2
February 2013GoodGoodGoodGood35047.2
January 2011GoodGoodGoodGood62042.8
February 2009GoodGoodGoodGood62042.8
January 2007GoodGoodGoodGood40043.8
January 2005GoodGoodGoodGood74061.7
January 2003GoodGoodGoodGood74061.7
January 2001GoodGoodGoodGood174055.6
September 1999GoodGoodGoodVery Good174055.4
December 1998GoodGoodGoodVery Good174045.1
June 1996GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good174045.1
April 1994GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good174045.0
April 1992GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good174045.0
September 1990GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good174045.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.123012300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.738007380
Steel Stringerlinear ft.164001640
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.820008200
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,148001,1480
Superstructure
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.6006000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.120001200
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2622400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.64442000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.8282000