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ALEXANDER'S BRIDGE over WEST CHICKAMAUGA CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.90681, -85.22961
34°54'25" N, 85°13'47" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ALEXANDER'S BRIDGE over WEST CHICKAMAUGA CREEK
Structure number:5220001P0000000
Location:1.1 miles to GA Route S10
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:15.4 ft. [4.7 m]
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:2011
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:310 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:4% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:49.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2016GoodGoodVery GoodGood31049.1
April 2014GoodGoodVery GoodGood31075.9
April 2012GoodGoodVery GoodGood31075.9
April 2008FairGoodFairSatisfactory31014.7
April 2006FairGoodFairSatisfactory43813.4
May 2004FairGoodFairSatisfactory43813.4
April 2002FairGoodFairSatisfactory43813.4
June 2000FairGoodFairSatisfactory43813.3