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BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over I-26

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Coordinates:
+35.48667, -82.57583
35°29'12" N, 82°34'33" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over I-26
Structure number:5140124P0000000
Location:1.8 MILES TO NC ROUTE 191
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:94.8 ft. [28.9 m]
Total length:512.2 ft. [156.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:1966
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Steel [3]
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: August 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,007 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
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: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]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.6 tons [19.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:57.9
Estimated cost of work:$1,050,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201557.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-5007
August 201357.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-5007
July 201157.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-5007
June 200957.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-5007
June 200757.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-5007
July 200559.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-5007
July 200362.9FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-5007
September 200162.9FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-5007
June 199971.5FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-5007