SR 255 over BEAN CREEK


+34.69885, -83.66799
34°41'56" N, 83°40'05" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 255 over BEAN CREEK
Structure number:000000031100290
Location:3.5 MI E OF HELEN
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Skew angle:19°
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 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,280 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:98.7
Estimated cost of work:$182,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
January 2018Good7 out of 10228098.7
February 2016Good7 out of 10228098.7
February 2014Good7 out of 10228098.7
February 2012Fair6 out of 10204098.9
February 2010Fair6 out of 10172099.0
January 2008Fair6 out of 10172099.0
January 2006Fair6 out of 10174099.0
January 2004Fair6 out of 10180099.0
January 2002Fair6 out of 10180099.0
March 2000Fair6 out of 10160099.1
April 1998Good7 out of 10160099.1
January 1996Good7 out of 10144099.1
January 1994Good7 out of 10144099.1
March 1992Good7 out of 10144099.9
May 1990Good7 out of 10144099.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.174168600