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US 17 over ASHLEY RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.

Map

Coordinates:
+32.78459, -79.95873
32°47'05" N, 79°57'31" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 17 over ASHLEY RIVER
Structure number:001020001710600
Location:IN CHARLESTON
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Total length:1633.9 ft. [498.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2008

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:29,600 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:67.4
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$4,355,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2960067.4
April 1998PoorGoodGoodPoor2770043.3
March 1990GoodGoodGoodGood4626568.7