+30.43744, -81.64243
30°26'15" N, 81°38'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-17 NB (SR-5) over BROWARD RIVER
Structure number:720095
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:165.0 ft. [50.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1966
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,800 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection has failed. River control devices have been destroyed. Stream bed aggradation, degradation or lateral movement has changed the channel to now threaten the bridge and/or approach roadway. [3]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:36.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,500,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018PoorFairFairSerious880036.5
September 2016PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor855055.2
September 2014PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor900055.1
September 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair845071.4
September 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair875071.4
September 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1025071.3
September 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1050070.3
September 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1100070.2
September 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory930081.5
September 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory1050081.4
September 1998FairGoodGoodSatisfactory930082.5
October 1996FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory1000076.8
October 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood830077.2
October 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood1227076.8
March 1991Good-Very GoodGood853277.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8585000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1601213
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.138138000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.210145282611
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.330330000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,3201,320000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3303181110