+34.38322, -82.46014
34°22'60" N, 82°27'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SC 185 over LITTLE RIVER
Structure number:000000000001160
Old structure number:000140018500100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:14.8 MI N W OF ABBEVILLE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:280.9 ft. [85.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,250 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Sufficiency rating:61.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair125061.2
September 2015PoorPoorPoorFair115041.9
September 2013PoorPoorPoorFair105042.1
September 2011PoorPoorPoorFair105042.1
August 2009PoorPoorPoorFair115042.0
September 2007PoorFairPoorFair135044.0
September 2005PoorFairPoorFair145043.9
September 1999FairFairFairSatisfactory110057.6
September 1991FairGoodFairGood11064.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1241127312810
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,74406,74400
Steel Columneach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1201200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.160016000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.128012800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.562056200