SR2156 over BEAR CREEK


+35.63466, -79.21235
35°38'05" N, 79°12'44" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SR2156 over BEAR CREEK
Structure number:000000000370402
Location:0.5 MI. N. JCT. SR2155
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Total length:161.1 ft. [49.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1945
Year reconstructed:1959
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:40 [as of 2000]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:37.0 tons [33.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:78.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201578.0FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40
July 201372.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO40
July 201158.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO40
July 200958.6FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO40
July 200748.9PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoorSD40
July 200543.4PoorVery GoodGoodPoorSD40
June 200353.8FairVery GoodGoodFairFO40
August 200154.0FairVery GoodGoodFairFO30
August 199919.1PoorPoorGoodPoorSD30
August 199123.1PoorPoorGoodFairSD30