+35.12404, -81.58764
35°07'27" N, 81°35'16" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SC 18 over BROAD RIVER
Structure number:000000000008817
Old structure number:001140001800500 (from 1992 edition)
Location:5.2 MI NE OF GAFFNEY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:154.9 ft. [47.2 m]
Total length:605.0 ft. [184.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
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: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,300 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Sufficiency rating:97.6
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge with deck rehabilitation or replacement. [34]
Estimated cost of work:$941,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood630097.6
December 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood550099.2
December 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good630099.1
December 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good590099.2
April 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good530099.3
December 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good490099.3
January 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good570099.2
January 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good560099.2
January 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good560097.2
February 1990FairFairFairGood485358.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.3,0253,025000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.28,37528,00003750
Steel Columneach2424000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.60,50060,500000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.270270000
Compression Jointlinear ft.180180000
Elastomeric Bearingeach4040000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,2581,258000