+35.45144, -80.34024
35°27'05" N, 80°20'25" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:SR2450 over BR. OF BIG BEAR CREEK
Structure number:000000000250105
Location:0.4 MI. S. JCT. NC49
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Total length:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.7 ft. [6.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:230 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.0 tons [22.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:47.1

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201647.1PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactorySD230
February 201470.1FairGoodFairGood-230
March 201263.9FairGoodFairGood-300
April 201074.7FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-280
May 200877.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-280
May 200679.9GoodVery GoodGoodGood-230
April 200476.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-260
May 200276.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-260
November 199978.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-190
October 199174.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-160