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BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over U.S. ROUTE 221

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Coordinates:
+35.96553, -81.94953
35°57'56" N, 81°56'58" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over U.S. ROUTE 221
Structure number:5140107P0000000
Location:2.9 MILES TO NC ROUTE 127
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Total length:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:19°
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Frame [07]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,007 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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 corrrective action [3]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:46.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017Fair-SatisfactoryGood500746.2
June 2015Fair-SatisfactoryGood500746.2
June 2013Fair-SatisfactoryGood500746.2
June 2011Fair-SatisfactoryGood500746.2
June 2007Fair-SatisfactoryGood500746.2
July 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500751.4
September 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500753.2
June 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good500763.7