CO RD 43 (BELL RD) over I85


+32.36158, -86.19137
32°21'42" N, 86°11'29" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:CO RD 43 (BELL RD) over I85
Structure number:008610
Old structure number:00000I855100780 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.3 MI.N.OF E BYPASS
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:353.0 ft. [107.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.7 ft. [5.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,528 [as of 2003]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:65.8 tons [59.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:39.8 tons [36.2 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:65.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$2,542,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201565.3Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood8528
June 201366.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood8528
June 201166.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood8528
June 200966.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood8528
June 200766.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood8528
August 200566.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood8528
May 200368.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood7096
June 200168.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood7096
July 199966.2Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood6413
July 199766.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood6113
June 199570.0Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood5960
May 199370.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood5500
April 199170.5Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodVery Good5500