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I-526 over COOPER RIVER

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Coordinates:
+32.89006, -79.95562
32°53'24" N, 79°57'20" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I-526 over COOPER RIVER
Structure number:000000000008516
Old structure number:000810052602100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:IN N. CHARLESTON
Purpose:Carries highway over highway and waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:799.9 ft. [243.8 m]
Total length:16457.8 ft. [5016.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:93.2 ft. [28.4 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:154.2 ft. [47.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1992
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:73,400 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:18% 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:93.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory7340093.0
June 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6890092.0
June 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6620079.0
June 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory6240079.0
July 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5900079.0
November 2008GoodGoodGoodGood6030073.0
April 2006GoodGoodGoodGood6170073.0
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood5900073.0
November 1999GoodGoodGoodGood3570073.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.15,99215,992000
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.136,9740136,4745000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.16,00712,0054,00200
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.1,537,19901,536,6995000
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.13,23213,230020
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,7262,7160100
Substructure
Prestressed Concrete Columneach213021300
Reinforced Concrete Columneach221022100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.330033000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.118118000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.13,083013,08300
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.2,0771,55305186
Pourable Jointlinear ft.105105000
Assembly with Sealeach1,64744701,2000
Open Jointlinear ft.36417818600
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach2,5822,5660160
Movable Bearingeach220220000
Fixed Bearingeach296296000
Pot Bearingeach7876020
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.49,900049,90000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.37,890037,89000