I77 SBL over US29 NC27(MOREHEAD ST.)


+35.22908, -80.86062
35°13'45" N, 80°51'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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:95.1 ft. [29.0 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:13.1 ft. [4.0 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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:67,000 [as of 2015]
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]
Sufficiency rating:95.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6700095.0
September 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6850095.0
September 2014GoodGoodGoodGood6850096.0
September 2012GoodGoodGoodGood6350096.0
September 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood6600095.0
September 2008FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood7050095.0
November 2006FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood6150096.0
December 2003FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood6150096.0
April 2002FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory6150096.0
February 2000FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory4090096.0
January 1992FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory4440094.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5931,587600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,52021,4595560
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,570010,3701,2000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach124710
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1381112610
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2982811430
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2649916500
Elastomeric Bearingeach1414000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1616000
Movable Bearingeach2120100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4039100
Fixed Bearingeach2112630
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4031351
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1801542600
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.1801225800