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ALVA J HOPKIN BR. over SATILLA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+30.94560, -81.89917
30°56'44" N, 81°53'57" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:ALVA J HOPKIN BR. over SATILLA RIVER
Structure number:000000004900380
Location:CHARLTON-CAMDEN CO LINE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:153.9 ft. [46.9 m]
Total length:803.2 ft. [244.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
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:8
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:530 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Operating rating:68.3 tons [62.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:40.6 tons [36.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:95.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$4,706,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201595.5Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory530
July 201395.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory530
July 201195.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory480
June 200995.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory670
May 200795.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory670
June 200595.4Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory600
June 200387.7Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory800
August 200181.6Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory2400
October 199965.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory2300
February 199778.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood640
February 199581.2Not deficientGoodGoodGood640
January 199382.2Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood640
January 199182.2Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood640