I85B.LP,US29,US70 over I85


+35.77211, -80.32395
35°46'20" N, 80°19'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I85B.LP,US29,US70 over I85
Structure number:000000000570137
Location:0.7 MI.S.JCT.SR1224
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:133.9 ft. [40.8 m]
Total length:372.1 ft. [113.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Skew angle:42°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1977
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,500 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:93.8 tons [85.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:55.9 tons [50.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201689.0FairSatisfactoryFairFair-9500
April 2014100.0GoodGoodGoodGood-6375
April 2012100.0GoodGoodGoodGood-11500
May 201099.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-10000
June 200899.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-10000
May 200699.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-9500
April 200499.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-9000
May 200299.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-9500
March 200099.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10500
January 199899.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-7150
March 199293.9FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-9700