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NC168 over COWELLS CREEK

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Coordinates:
+36.45256, -76.07537
36°27'09" N, 76°04'31" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC168 over COWELLS CREEK
Structure number:000000000530002
Old structure number:000000000053002 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.1 MI. SE OF JCT. NC34
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Total length:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1998
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,000 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:84.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairFairGoodGood1300084.4
October 2014FairFairGoodGood1300084.4
October 2012GoodGoodGoodGood1300084.6
October 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1200085.2
October 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood1200085.2
October 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood1400083.9
October 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1200085.2
October 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1300090.1
November 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good830092.9
November 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good830092.9
February 1997FairFairFairSatisfactory1010048.2
February 1995FairFairFairSatisfactory880033.5
February 1993FairFairFairSatisfactory780034.7
March 1991FairFairFairSatisfactory780034.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.2,4002,400000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,8646,45441000
Deck
Prestressed Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.7,2007,200000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach11000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.162162000
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach1111000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8686000
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2251507500
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach100100000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.1921702200