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SR 272 over BUFFALO CREEK OVERFLOW

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Coordinates:
+32.89303, -82.96354
32°53'35" N, 82°57'49" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 272 over BUFFALO CREEK OVERFLOW
Structure number:000000030300260
Location:2.6 MI N OF OCONEE
Purpose:Carries highway over relief for waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Total length:255.9 ft. [78.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
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:8
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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:430 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
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 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:72.9
Estimated cost of work:$1,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodGoodGoodGood43072.9
July 2015GoodGoodGoodGood43072.9
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood43072.9
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood48072.8
July 2009GoodGoodGoodGood52071.7
July 2007GoodGoodGoodGood48073.8
July 2005GoodGoodGoodGood59072.6
July 2003GoodGoodGoodGood70072.5
August 2001GoodGoodGoodGood80066.7
October 1999GoodGoodGoodGood80066.5
September 1997GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good80070.4
October 1995GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good80070.5
February 1994GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good80070.5
May 1992GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good56077.2
October 1990GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good56076.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,02482819600
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.8,2968,296000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7266600
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach2802800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.210208200
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.234234000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.512512000