NFA 1213 (SA 2901) over BUFFALO CREEK


+36.21363, -83.56202
36°12'49" N, 83°33'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NFA 1213 (SA 2901) over BUFFALO CREEK
Structure number:29S24790011
Location:EAST OF US11
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:10.5 ft. [3.2 m]
Total length:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1955
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:980 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
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]
Sufficiency rating:96.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
April 2017Good7 out of 1098096.6
April 2015Good7 out of 1098099.6
April 2013Fair6 out of 1098099.6
April 2011Fair6 out of 1098099.6
April 2009Fair6 out of 1098096.6
April 2007Fair6 out of 1098096.6
April 2005Fair6 out of 1082096.7
April 2003Fair6 out of 1080096.7
March 2001Fair6 out of 1069096.7
May 1999Fair6 out of 1069095.7
February 1997Fair6 out of 1076095.7
May 1995Fair6 out of 1062094.8
April 1993Fair6 out of 1052094.8
July 1991Fair6 out of 1060094.8