NFA 1298 (SA 4512) over PIEDMONT BRANCH


+36.02361, -83.53111
36°01'25" N, 83°31'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NFA 1298 (SA 4512) over PIEDMONT BRANCH
Structure number:45S24130003
Location:N OFF US70 - W OF JCT 140
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Total length:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,090 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:10% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:39.6 tons [36.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$139,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201560.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO1090
May 201360.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO1090
May 201160.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO1090
May 200957.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO1090
May 200757.8FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO1090
May 200557.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO1760
May 200357.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO1760
April 200157.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO1190
June 199957.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO1120
April 199757.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO1400
June 199557.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO1400
May 199357.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO1400
August 199157.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO1200