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NC73 over THREEMILE BRANCH CREEK

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Coordinates:
+35.41038, -80.56764
35°24'37" N, 80°34'04" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:NC73 over THREEMILE BRANCH CREEK
Structure number:000000000250093
Location:0.05 MI.W.JCT.NC136
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,500 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Structural 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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201597.6Good7 out of 10-8500
June 201397.6Fair6 out of 10-8500
June 201186.1Fair5 out of 10-9100
July 200996.1Fair6 out of 10-14000
August 200796.1Fair6 out of 10-14000
October 200596.1Fair6 out of 10-14000
July 200395.8Good7 out of 10-15000
February 200296.1Good7 out of 10-13700
June 199996.1Good7 out of 10-13700
June 199181.0Fair6 out of 10-10950