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SR 281 over BROAD RIVER

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Coordinates:
+34.18198, -83.14671
34°10'55" N, 83°08'48" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 281 over BROAD RIVER
Structure number:000000019500210
Location:8 MI N OF COMER
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Total length:396.0 ft. [120.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,590 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:27.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$330,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017PoorFairSatisfactoryPoor159027.0
April 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair159046.0
April 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair159046.0
August 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodFair156046.1
April 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodFair174045.7
March 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory171054.6
March 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory169054.7
March 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory110055.7
March 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory120055.5
August 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory170054.6
April 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory160054.8
March 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory160054.8
March 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory156054.8
April 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory99057.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5841,5440400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.14,49612,2322,232320
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,880011,6831970
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach103700
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6057300
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.1001000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1205653110
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1681440240
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach2406180
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2804240
Fixed Bearingeach2402220
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2808200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.792792000