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SHOAL CREEK ROAD over ETOWAH RIVER

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Coordinates:
+34.35590, -84.14012
34°21'21" N, 84°08'24" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SHOAL CREEK ROAD over ETOWAH RIVER
Structure number:000000008550280
Location:4.5 MI S OF DAWSONVILLE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1950
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:490 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:69.2
Estimated cost of work:$13,320,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood49069.2
June 2017FairFairSatisfactoryGood49071.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2001505000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,200002,2000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2828000
Joints
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.2828000
Deck
Timber Decksq. ft.1,400001,4000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,2009501501000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach40400
Bridge Rail
Timber Bridge Raillinear ft.200200000