+35.27392, -82.37358
35°16'26" N, 82°22'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-26,US74 WBL over GREEN RIVER
Structure number:000000000890108
Location:1.7 MI.E.JCT.NC225
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:327.1 ft. [99.7 m]
Total length:1049.9 ft. [320.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.8 ft. [10.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Year reconstructed:2013
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,000 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 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:78.9 tons [71.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:48.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
May 201548.9PoorFairPoorFair-10000
May 201348.9PoorFairPoorFair-10000
May 201164.4FairFairFairFairFO17500
May 200977.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO17000
May 200775.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactoryFO16500
September 200576.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-24500
May 200377.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-13500
May 200177.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-14000
May 199977.2FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-15000
September 199061.8FairFairFairVery GoodFO8450

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,0982,0200780
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.76,09276,092000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,2661,266000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,9538,953000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.36,39736,391600
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,1281,0333920
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,7779,777000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40040
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120120000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.136001360
Pourable Jointlinear ft.5656000
Assembly with Sealeach5656000
Movable Bearingeach99000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3434000
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1919000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,10238601,7160
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,1022,102000