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I85 NBL over IRISH BUFFALO CREEK

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Coordinates:
+35.43877, -80.64004
35°26'20" N, 80°38'24" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts

Name:I85 NBL over IRISH BUFFALO CREEK
Structure number:000000000250086
Location:1.2 MI.N.JCT.NC73
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Total length:160.1 ft. [48.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:40,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Operating rating:64.9 tons [59.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:38.9 tons [35.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:62.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201562.2PoorPoorPoorFairSD40000
July 201362.2PoorPoorPoorFairSD40000
July 201161.8PoorPoorPoorFairSD42500
July 200961.6PoorPoorPoorGoodSD44000
August 200759.4PoorSeriousPoorGoodSD44000
October 200591.2PoorPoorSatisfactoryGoodSD39000
June 200389.5FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-35500
January 200295.1FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-31000
May 199995.1FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-31000
May 199195.8FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good-18050