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US 29 over SOUTHERN RWY.

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Coordinates:
+35.02104, -81.78649
35°01'16" N, 81°47'11" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 29 over SOUTHERN RWY.
Structure number:000000000000325
Old structure number:001120002900100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:SPARTANBURG CO LN
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Total length:220.2 ft. [67.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.6 ft. [13.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.5 ft. [15.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1963
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:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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 replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:51.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$356,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017PoorFairPoorFair400051.0
November 2015PoorFairPoorFair360049.0
November 2013PoorFairPoorFair350049.1
November 2011PoorFairPoorFair370049.0
December 2009PoorFairPoorFair380048.9
November 2007PoorFairPoorFair400048.8
November 2005PoorFairPoorSatisfactory390048.8
January 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory380075.1
January 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory347975.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.88004404400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.8800800800
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.10,934010,93400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.9,7909,790000
Substructure
Prestressed Concrete Columneach2828000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2121000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.348034800
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.249002490
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach5600560
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Fixed Bearingeach80080
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.440440000