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SR1544 over CALHOUN BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+35.07196, -83.92997
35°04'19" N, 83°55'48" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1544 over CALHOUN BRANCH
Structure number:000000000390260
Location:100 FT.W.JCT.SR1537
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:580 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:6% 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 desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
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]
Operating rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
April 201699.9Good7 out of 10-580
April 201499.9Good7 out of 10-580
April 201299.9Good7 out of 10-470
April 201099.9Good7 out of 10-800
April 200899.9Good7 out of 10-800
May 200699.9Good8 out of 10-470
April 200499.9Good8 out of 10-600
April 200299.9Good8 out of 10-600
May 200099.9Good8 out of 10-650
May 199899.9Good8 out of 10-700