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MEANS RD. over BLACK CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.09690, -85.96500
34°05'49" N, 85°57'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MEANS RD. over BLACK CREEK
Structure number:000563
Location:MEANS RD.
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Total length:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1928
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2007

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:105 [as of 2004]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:19.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$451,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2007PoorFairSeriousFair10519.0
June 2007PoorFairSeriousFair10519.0
May 2005PoorFairPoorPoor10519.0
February 2005PoorFairSeriousPoor10519.0
February 2003PoorFairSeriousPoor10519.0
January 2001PoorGoodSeriousPoor10519.0
January 1999PoorGoodSeriousPoor10518.9
January 1997PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor10518.9
January 1995PoorGoodSeriousPoor10518.9
January 1993PoorImminent FailureCriticalSerious10518.9