+30.43722, -81.64222
30°26'14" N, 81°38'32" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US-17 SB (SR-5) over BROWARD RIVER
Structure number:720012
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:99.1 ft. [30.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:6.9 ft. [2.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1941
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
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: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,000 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:56.2 tons [51.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:33.7 tons [30.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:81.7
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 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201481.7Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9000
September 201277.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory8450
September 201077.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory8750
September 200877.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory10250
September 200676.4Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory10500
September 200476.4Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory11000
September 200276.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood9300
September 200076.4Not deficientGoodGoodGood10500
September 199877.5Not deficientGoodGoodGood8900
October 199671.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood10000
October 199472.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood8300
October 199271.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood12270
March 199172.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood8532