+32.94113, -82.74599
32°56'28" N, 82°44'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 242 over JOINER BRANCH
Structure number:000000030300230
Location:3.8 MI E OF TENNILLE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,610 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$258,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2017Good7 out of 10161086.3
July 2015Good7 out of 10161086.3
July 2013Good7 out of 10161086.3
July 2011Good7 out of 10150085.2
July 2009Good7 out of 10168085.0
July 2007Good7 out of 10193084.8
July 2005Good7 out of 10185084.9
July 2003Good7 out of 10200086.0
August 2001Good7 out of 10190086.1
October 1999Good7 out of 10190086.1
September 1997Good7 out of 10190086.1
October 1995Good7 out of 10190086.5
February 1994Good8 out of 10190086.5
May 1992Good8 out of 10165086.7
October 1990Good8 out of 10165084.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.128775100