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NC53 over NE CAPE FEAR RIVER

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Coordinates:
+34.59864, -77.87526
34°35'55" N, 77°52'31" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC53 over NE CAPE FEAR RIVER
Structure number:000000001410034
Old structure number:000000000141034 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.6 MI E. OF JCT US117
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Total length:289.1 ft. [88.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1948
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:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,400 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:56.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairFairGoodFair440056.7
November 2016FairFairGoodFair440056.7
November 2014FairFairGoodFair440049.1
November 2012FairFairGoodFair450048.1
December 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory400057.1
April 2009FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory590057.1
March 2007PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory470055.9
December 2004PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair390045.5
December 2002PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair320044.5
May 2001PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair450044.5
January 2001PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair450044.5
May 1999PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair460044.5
September 1997PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair450044.5
August 1995PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair350044.5
July 1993PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory610048.1
June 1991PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory590048.1