+36.43210, -87.46282
36°25'56" N, 87°27'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NFA A550 over SWEET CREEK
Structure number:63018920003
Location:1 M. E. PALMYRA.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1975
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:110 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:73.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$229,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairGoodFairGood11073.4
January 2015FairGoodFairGood11073.4
January 2013FairGoodFairGood11073.4
January 2011GoodGoodGoodGood11084.4
January 2009GoodGoodGoodGood11084.4
December 2006GoodGoodGoodGood11084.4
March 2005GoodGoodGoodGood11084.4
July 2003GoodGoodGoodGood11084.4
July 2001GoodGoodGoodGood11084.4
July 1999FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory11079.8
March 1997FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory90068.0
March 1995FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory90067.6
February 1993FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory90067.6
February 1991FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory90067.6