+36.44089, -76.31405
36°26'27" N, 76°18'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC343 over JOYCE CREEK
Structure number:000000000290021
Location:0.3 MI.N. OF JCT.SR1222
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Total length:129.9 ft. [39.6 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:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,400 [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:97.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018GoodGoodGoodGood240097.4
October 2016GoodGoodGoodVery Good240092.4
October 2014GoodGoodGoodGood360092.1
October 2012GoodGoodGoodGood360092.1
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood420097.0
October 2010PoorPoorPoorFair46004.0
November 2008PoorPoorPoorFair46004.0
November 2006PoorPoorPoorFair45004.0
October 2004PoorFairPoorFair450032.8
October 2002PoorFairPoorFair450032.8
December 2000PoorFairPoorFair410033.1
December 1998PoorFairPoorFair390033.3
November 1990FairFairSatisfactoryFair160058.5