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SR 4 ALT. over BEAR BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+31.57149, -82.46232
31°34'17" N, 82°27'44" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:SR 4 ALT. over BEAR BRANCH
Structure number:000000000500080
Location:.5 MI N OF ALMA
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:930 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:60.4 tons [54.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.1
Estimated cost of work:$264,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
June 201499.1Not deficient---930
June 201299.1Not deficient---930
June 201099.1Not deficient---970
May 200899.1Not deficient---970
May 200699.1Not deficient---960
May 200499.1Not deficient---950
May 200299.2Not deficient---900
May 200090.9Not deficient---1520
September 199898.6Not deficient---1520
March 199698.6Not deficient---1520
March 199498.5Not deficient---1520
April 199298.5Not deficient---1520
July 199098.8Not deficient---1280