US 129 over TOWN CREEK


+34.65931, -83.84940
34°39'34" N, 83°50'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 129 over TOWN CREEK
Structure number:000000031100040
Location:7.5 MI W OF HELEN
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Total length:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,800 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:70.1
Estimated cost of work:$563,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280070.1
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280070.1
February 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280070.1
February 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory322069.9
February 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory209078.2
January 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory209078.2
January 2006GoodGoodGoodGood337080.2
February 2004GoodGoodGoodGood300080.4
January 2002GoodGoodGoodGood300078.4
February 2000GoodGoodGoodGood280078.5
March 1998GoodGoodGoodGood265086.2
January 1996GoodGoodGoodGood265084.2
January 1994GoodGoodGoodGood265084.2
March 1992GoodGoodGoodGood265084.2
May 1990GoodGoodVery GoodGood265085.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.384038400
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,2643,1749000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach43100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6863500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6868000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.8400840
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.192192000