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NC73 over IRISH BUFFALO CREEK

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Coordinates:
+35.43356, -80.63489
35°26'01" N, 80°38'06" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:NC73 over IRISH BUFFALO CREEK
Structure number:000000000250081
Location:1.0 MI. E. JCT. SR1429
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Total length:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
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 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:86.8 tons [78.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201583.1FairFairFairGood-17000
May 201394.4FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory-17000
June 201181.3FairFairFairFair-24000
July 200983.2FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-16000
August 200782.5FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-23000
October 200583.1FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-17500
June 200394.5FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-16000
January 200294.2FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-18700
May 199994.2FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-18700
May 199182.6FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-9900