+35.59431, -79.41816
35°35'40" N, 79°25'05" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:NC902 over BEAR CREEK
Structure number:000000000370005
Location:1.1 MI. E. JCT. SR1141
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,100 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
November 201599.5Good7 out of 10-2100
November 201399.5Good7 out of 10-2100
November 201199.7Good7 out of 10-1300
December 200988.6Fair5 out of 10-1500
November 200788.7Fair5 out of 10-1300
January 200688.6Fair5 out of 10-1400
January 200488.6Fair5 out of 10-1600
March 200288.5Fair5 out of 10-1750
April 200088.5Fair5 out of 10-2000
February 199888.6Fair5 out of 10-1600
February 199299.8Fair6 out of 10-1100