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US 29 over CHEROKEE CREEK

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Coordinates:
+35.08457, -81.58138
35°05'04" N, 81°34'53" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 29 over CHEROKEE CREEK
Structure number:000000000000485
Old structure number:001120002900600 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.8 MI E OF GAFFNEY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.3 ft. [13.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
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]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,500 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:63.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairFairFairFair650063.6
November 2015FairFairFairFair620062.3
November 2013FairFairFairFair670062.1
November 2011FairFairFairFair720061.8
December 2009FairFairFairFair650062.2
November 2007FairFairFairFair650062.2
December 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory690074.7
January 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory870071.8
January 1990GoodGoodGoodGood912971.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2001,200000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,20004,20000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,07007,000700
Substructure
Steel Columneach24012120
Reinforced Concrete Columneach2402400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4000350500
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.300003000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.350035000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,50003,50000