+36.33221, -76.17921
36°19'56" N, 76°10'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC343 over SAWYER CREEK
Structure number:000000000290020
Location:0.5 MI NORTH OF JCT US158
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Total length:170.0 ft. [51.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2011
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:6
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,800 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:97.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018GoodGoodGoodGood280097.2
November 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood550096.7
November 2014GoodGoodGoodGood420097.0
November 2012GoodGoodGoodGood420097.0
March 2012GoodGoodGoodGood420097.0
November 2010PoorFairPoorPoor400046.6
November 2008PoorFairFairPoor540045.8
December 2006PoorFairPoorPoor590043.0
October 2004PoorFairPoorPoor590043.0
December 2002PoorFairPoorPoor500043.6
December 2000PoorFairPoorPoor430044.0
December 1998PoorFairPoorPoor420044.1
November 1990FairFairSatisfactoryFair220066.2