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SC 45 Diversion Canal Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #126078

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost deck truss bridge over Diversion Canal on SC 45
Location
Berkeley County, South Carolina
Status
Replaced by prestressed concrete girder bridge 2007
History
Built 1949 withsalvaged steel trusses from the U.S. 15 Santee River Bridge, Replaced 2007
Design
Main span: Riveted, 8-panel Parker through truss
Approaches: Riveted, 8-panel Parker (?) deck trusses, one on each end
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.9 ft.
Total length: 709.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.38450, -80.13887   (decimal degrees)
33°23'04" N, 80°08'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/580093/3694245 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eadytown
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
3,400
Inventory numbers
SC 0840004500100 (South Carolina bridge number)
BH 32006 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 15, 2008: New photos from Kim Harvey

Sources 

  • HAER SC-37 - U.S. 15 Santee River Bridge, SC Road 45 spanning Santee-Cooper Diversion Canal, Eadytown, Berkeley County, SC
  • Kim Harvey
  • K. A. Erickson