+35.73169, -81.49058
35°43'54" N, 81°29'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US70 over SOUTHERN RR
Structure number:000000000230128
Location:.1 MI.E.JCT.SR1620
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:316.9 ft. [96.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,500 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.9 tons [25.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:73.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201573.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO5500
December 201373.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO5500
December 201174.3FairFairFairFair-5300
December 200974.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-6700
October 200770.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-6200
February 200670.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair-6200
October 200370.6FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-6700
February 200277.0FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-6200
February 200077.0FairSatisfactoryGoodFair-6200
February 199287.1FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-4400