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SR 255 over CHICKAMAUGA CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.71190, -83.65746
34°42'43" N, 83°39'27" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 255 over CHICKAMAUGA CREEK
Structure number:000000031100300
Location:4.1 MI E OF HELEN
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Total length:148.0 ft. [45.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:Steel [3]
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: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,280 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:62.3
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$867,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory228062.3
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory228062.3
February 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory228062.3
February 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory204062.3
February 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory172062.3
January 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory172062.3
January 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood174062.3
February 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood180062.3
January 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood180062.3
March 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood160062.3
April 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood160062.3
January 1996GoodGoodGoodGood144062.3
February 1994GoodGoodGoodGood144062.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.59244414800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,0045,004000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,44004,43820
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.60352500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7264800
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.120001200
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1616000
Fixed Bearingeach1616000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2962465000