+35.22365, -80.86897
35°13'25" N, 80°52'08" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US74 over IRWIN CREEK
Structure number:000000001190015
Location:100 FT. S. JCT. NC27
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Total length:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:28,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
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:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:85.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201685.0Fair6 out of 10-28000
May 201474.0Fair5 out of 10-28000
May 201274.0Fair5 out of 10-27000
June 201085.0Fair6 out of 10-29000
July 200885.0Fair6 out of 10-27000
August 200685.0Fair6 out of 10-18000
January 200485.0Fair6 out of 10-17000
April 200285.0Fair6 out of 10-22000
February 200083.0Fair6 out of 10-36200
December 199183.0Fair6 out of 10-19494