US421/SR1363 over LOVES CREEK


+35.73925, -79.43415
35°44'21" N, 79°26'03" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US421/SR1363 over LOVES CREEK
Structure number:000000000370446
Location:0.3 MI. N. JCT. US64
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Total length:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Skew angle:38°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1984
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:12% 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 being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
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:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.9

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
August 201683.9Good7 out of 10-10000
September 201483.9Good7 out of 10-9300
October 201283.8Good7 out of 10-11000
October 201083.9Fair6 out of 10-10000
September 200883.3Fair6 out of 10-15000
November 200684.0Fair6 out of 10-8600
July 200484.0Fair6 out of 10-8600
August 200283.8Fair6 out of 10-10300
August 200084.3Fair6 out of 10-6300
May 199882.1Fair6 out of 10-8100
May 199082.3Good7 out of 10-7600