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US29,US74 over CATAWBA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+35.24552, -81.00764
35°14'44" N, 81°00'28" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US29,US74 over CATAWBA RIVER
Structure number:000000000710091
Location:0.2 MI. E. JCT. SR2083
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:1124.1 ft. [342.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
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:17
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:17,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.0 tons [24.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:56.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
February 201656.9FairFairFairFairFO17000
February 201456.9FairFairFairFairFO17000
February 201257.0FairFairFairFairFO16000
February 201057.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO18000
January 200876.5FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO21000
October 200654.3FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO20000
October 200554.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFairFO20000
May 200454.3FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO20000
July 200254.1FairSatisfactoryGoodFairFO21000
July 200064.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGoodFO20200
July 199862.9FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactoryFO20200
September 19905.0FairFairSatisfactoryFairSD20000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8,2407,735437680
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.78,30274,32203,91466
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.48,62843,3724,8044520
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.10094330
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach1930179140
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7887314530
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.368368000
Compression Jointlinear ft.80535022
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach124112300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.124101230
Fixed Bearingeach2202200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2200220
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,25202,209430
Coatings
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.44,97444,154527680