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NC49 over LITTLE BUFFALO CREEK

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Coordinates:
+35.43407, -80.39891
35°26'03" N, 80°23'56" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:NC49 over LITTLE BUFFALO CREEK
Structure number:000000000250118
Location:0.2 MI. W. JCT. SR2444
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Total length:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1946
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:2
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: March 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,200 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.9 tons [26.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:63.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201663.6FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6200
March 201463.6FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6200
April 201262.6FairFairFairFairFO6100
April 201056.1FairGoodFairFairFO6600
June 200841.3FairSatisfactoryFairFairSD6600
June 200645.4FairSatisfactoryFairFairFO6600
April 200454.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO5900
May 200254.1FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO6000
November 199952.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO6300
September 199146.6FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO4700