+35.72294, -80.39093
35°43'23" N, 80°23'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US29/70 over YADKIN RIVER
Structure number:000000001590046
Location:0.3 MI. S. JCT. I85
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:150.9 ft. [46.0 m]
Total length:1298.9 ft. [395.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1922
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,500 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 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 replacement [2]
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:40.9 tons [37.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:24.0 tons [21.8 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:41.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201541.0PoorFairFairPoorSD2500
September 201342.7PoorFairFairPoorSD1850
September 201135.9PoorPoorPoorPoorSD3500
December 200813.6PoorPoorPoorPoorSD2700
October 200630.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD2050
May 200430.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD2050
May 200230.5PoorPoorPoorPoorSD2250
May 200030.6PoorPoorPoorPoorSD2000
May 199822.1PoorPoorSeriousPoorSD2000
June 199030.8PoorPoorPoorPoorSD1900