+34.15654, -78.09189
34°09'24" N, 78°05'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US17N NC87 over TOWN CREEK
Structure number:000000000190073
Old structure number:000000000019073 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.5 MI. N. OF JCT. SR1406
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:63.0 ft. [19.2 m]
Total length:195.9 ft. [59.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:3
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: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:85.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1400085.5
May 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1500085.4
May 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1400078.7
May 2011FairFairGoodFair1300078.2
May 2009FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory1450090.5
May 2007FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory1200090.7
February 2005FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory1200090.7
January 2003FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory1000091.8
March 2001FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory950092.0
November 1998FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory900093.4
November 1996FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory710094.3
November 1994FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory1530090.0
November 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory670094.5
November 1990FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory590094.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,1701,170000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.8,4252,42506,0000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8686000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach38203150
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.172169300
Pourable Jointlinear ft.885711200
Open Jointlinear ft.88770110
Elastomeric Bearingeach3636000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.394394000