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CLAUDE SIMS ROAD over TESNATEE CREEK

Map

Coordinates:
+34.60833, -83.79365
34°36'30" N, 83°47'37" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CLAUDE SIMS ROAD over TESNATEE CREEK
Structure number:000000031150470
Location:1.9 MI NW OF CLEVELAND
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1996
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Wood or timber [7]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,030 [as of 2000]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:79.5
Estimated cost of work:$6,660,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018GoodGoodGoodGood103079.5
February 2016GoodGoodGoodGood103079.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Timber Girder/Beamlinear ft.250250000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2222000
Joints
Other Jointlinear ft.2020000
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.1,1151,115000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.995009950
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1010000
Bridge Rail
Timber Bridge Raillinear ft.100500500