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OLD DIXIE HIGHWAY over CHAMLEE CREEK

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Coordinates:
+34.38516, -84.93525
34°23'07" N, 84°56'07" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:OLD DIXIE HIGHWAY over CHAMLEE CREEK
Structure number:000000001550560
Location:1.2 MI N OF ADAIRSVILLE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1929
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:600 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:38.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$352,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018PoorFairFairPoor60038.4
July 2016PoorFairFairPoor60038.4
July 2014FairFairFairFair60051.4
July 2012FairFairFairFair60051.4
July 2010FairFairFairFair62051.4
October 2008FairFairFairFair62051.4
June 2006FairFairFairFair63051.4
October 2004FairFairFairFair74051.4
August 2002FairFairFairFair74051.4
August 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair297052.2
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair297052.2
August 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair297052.2
September 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair297052.0
July 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair297052.0
December 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair297052.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2400160800
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.1,26008404200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.1,260001,2600
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4003730
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4000400
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.6363000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.120120000