+35.64589, -79.15259
35°38'45" N, 79°09'09" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1956 over ROCKY BRANCH
Structure number:000000000370399
Location:0.2 MI. S. JCT. SR1955
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1979
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:160 [as of 2000]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:82.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2018Fair5 out of 1016082.6
December 2016Fair5 out of 1016082.6
December 2014Fair5 out of 1016082.6
December 2012Fair6 out of 1016091.8
December 2010Fair6 out of 1016091.5
December 2008Fair6 out of 1016091.5
November 2006Fair6 out of 1016093.5
November 2004Fair6 out of 1016093.5
November 2002Fair6 out of 1016093.5
January 2001Fair6 out of 1016093.5
January 1999Fair6 out of 1010094.1
January 1991Fair6 out of 1030092.8