+30.43722, -81.64250
30°26'14" N, 81°38'33" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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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:6.9 ft. [2.1 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 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,000 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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: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 and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Inventory rating:76.8 tons [69.8 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:55.1
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 201455.1Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor9000
September 201271.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair8450
September 201071.4Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair8750
September 200871.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair10250
September 200670.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair10500
September 200470.2Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair11000
September 200281.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9300
September 200081.4Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory10500
September 199882.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory9300
October 199676.8Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory10000
October 199477.2Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood8300
October 199276.8Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood12270
March 199177.2Not deficient-Very GoodGood8532