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SC 8 over SALUDA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+34.64326, -82.45442
34°38'36" N, 82°27'16" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SC 8 over SALUDA RIVER
Structure number:000000000009119
Old structure number:000440000800400 (from 1992 edition)
Location:PELZER
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:154.9 ft. [47.2 m]
Total length:545.0 ft. [166.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
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: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:9,400 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Sufficiency rating:93.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good940093.0
December 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good900093.3
December 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good900097.9
December 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good930097.8
January 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good950097.8
February 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good900097.9
January 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good790098.2
January 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent720098.7
December 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory258656.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,7252,725000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.28,88528,885000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.159159000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.240240000
Joints
Compression Jointlinear ft.8888000
Bearings
Pot Bearingeach2525000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,0901,090000