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FIRE TOWER ROAD over I-20

Map

Coordinates:
+33.50420, -82.74921
33°30'15" N, 82°44'57" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FIRE TOWER ROAD over I-20
Structure number:000000030100120
Location:3.8 MI NW OF NORWOOD
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Total length:348.1 ft. [106.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:4
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:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:72.4
Estimated cost of work:$2,040,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2072.4
February 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2072.4
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2074.4
February 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair14074.3
February 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair14074.3
February 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair15074.3
February 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair10074.4
January 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair10078.4
February 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory10089.4
April 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory9089.4
April 1997FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory9089.4
May 1995FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood9089.4
August 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood9089.4
January 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodGood9089.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,3881,388000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,15812,158000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,063010,06300
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach60600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.62521000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.87701700
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1451160290
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach88000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1616000
Fixed Bearingeach1612400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3232000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.69434734700