+36.30992, -76.13085
36°18'36" N, 76°07'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC343 over MILL DAM CREEK
Structure number:000000000290018
Old structure number:000000000029018 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.5MI.S. OF JCT.SR1132
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Total length:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Sufficiency rating:86.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair400086.4
October 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair270086.6
October 2014FairGoodGoodFair400086.4
October 2012FairGoodGoodFair400086.4
October 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory410097.4
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair480086.2
November 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory400097.4
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory400097.4
October 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory400097.4
November 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory340097.5
December 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory230097.7
November 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280097.6
November 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory250097.6
November 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory180099.7
October 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory220099.7