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A.E. BELL BRIDGE over ST.MARYS RIVER

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Coordinates:
+30.52455, -82.01970
30°31'28" N, 82°01'11" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Facts 

Name:A.E. BELL BRIDGE over ST.MARYS RIVER
Structure number:000000004950610
Location:1 MI E OF ST GEORGE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:1191.0 ft. [363.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2001
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:22
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
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:2,190 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 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:89.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$6,980,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
July 201589.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood2190
July 201389.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood2190
July 201188.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2100
July 200988.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2270
May 200788.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2270
June 200588.3Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2200
June 200387.9Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2300
August 200190.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1900