+35.34045, -80.34044
35°20'26" N, 80°20'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1238 over BIG BEAR CREEK
Structure number:000000001670192
Old structure number:000000000167192 (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.1 MI. S. JCT. SR1239
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Total length:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:310 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:69.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory31069.4
September 2015FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory25065.4
September 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory25065.4
September 2011FairGoodGoodFair29055.6
September 2009FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory30069.1
September 2007FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory24069.1
November 2005FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory31067.8
August 2003FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory13070.5
September 2001FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory16070.4
July 1999FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory16070.4
May 1997FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory16070.4
May 1995FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory5074.5
May 1993FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory6071.8
May 1991FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory6071.8