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BESSENT ROAD over WEST BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+30.42389, -81.70389
30°25'26" N, 81°42'14" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:BESSENT ROAD over WEST BRANCH
Structure number:724117
Location:0.5 MI WEST OF SR 115
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2014 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,051 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:35.0 tons [31.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.0 tons [19.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:48.6
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,503,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201448.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1051
December 201248.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1051
December 201048.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1051
December 200848.6Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1051
December 200648.4Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1051
December 200448.4Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1051
December 200248.4Structurally deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor1051
December 200061.3Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1051
December 199848.3Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor1051
December 199648.0Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor1051
January 199548.3Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor1051
January 199357.1Not deficientGoodGoodFair1051
January 199157.1Not deficientGoodGoodFair1051