I77 SBL over US29,NC27(MOREHEAD ST.)


+35.22904, -80.86061
35°13'45" N, 80°51'38" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I77 SBL over US29,NC27(MOREHEAD ST.)
Structure number:000000001190222
Location:0.38 MI. N. JCT. US74
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Total length:179.1 ft. [54.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.7 ft. [19.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Year reconstructed:1995
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 [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:68,500 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:69.9 tons [63.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:95.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201695.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-68500
September 201496.0GoodGoodGoodGood-68500
September 201296.0GoodGoodGoodGood-63500
September 201095.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-66000
September 200895.0FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-70500
November 200696.0FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-61500
December 200396.0FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-61500
April 200296.0FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-61500
February 200096.0FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-40900
January 199294.7FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-44400