+32.61138, -80.70369
32°36'41" N, 80°42'13" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S-7-43 over TRUE BLUE CREEK
Structure number:000000000002911
Old structure number:000770004300100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:12 MI N BEAUFORT
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Total length:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:300 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:83.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory30083.8
August 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory50083.7
August 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory55083.7
September 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory55083.7
October 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory32583.8
November 2007GoodGoodGoodGood30083.8
September 2005GoodGoodGoodGood30083.8
June 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood30085.2
September 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good18288.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Columneach1501500
Timber Abutmentlinear ft.5505500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8308300
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2702700
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.5205200
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.7707244600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7707323800