+34.67903, -83.66807
34°40'45" N, 83°40'05" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 17 over SAUTEE CREEK
Structure number:000000031100400
Location:3.8 MI E OF HELEN
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:154.9 ft. [47.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,650 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:97.6
Estimated cost of work:$908,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018GoodGoodVery GoodGood265097.6
February 2016FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory265097.6
February 2014FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory265097.6
February 2012FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory251097.7
February 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood326097.3
January 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood326097.3
January 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood353096.9
February 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood300097.2
January 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood300097.2
February 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood250097.4
April 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood250097.4
January 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good250097.4
January 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good226697.5
March 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good226697.5
March 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good226698.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.775775000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,6346,634000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.864432100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8678800
Pourable Jointlinear ft.120120000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.310310000