+34.67733, -83.66369
34°40'38" N, 83°39'49" 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: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
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:Satisfactory [6 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: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]
Operating rating:82.2 tons [74.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.6
Estimated cost of work:$908,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201697.6FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-2650
February 201497.6FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-2650
February 201297.7FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-2510
February 201097.3GoodGoodVery GoodGood-3260
January 200897.3GoodGoodVery GoodGood-3260
January 200696.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-3530
February 200497.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-3000
January 200297.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-3000
February 200097.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2500
April 199897.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-2500
January 199697.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2500
January 199497.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2266
March 199297.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2266
March 199198.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-2266

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.775775000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,6346,634000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.86760100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8686000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.120120000
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.310310000