S-11-56 over HORSE CREEK


+35.17594, -81.86540
35°10'33" N, 81°51'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S-11-56 over HORSE CREEK
Structure number:000000000001689
Old structure number:001170005600100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:13.7MI NW GAFFNEY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:390 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:38.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$225,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018PoorFairPoorFair39038.9
August 2017PoorFairPoorFair39038.9
September 2016PoorFairPoorFair39038.9
September 2015PoorFairPoorFair39039.0
September 2014PoorFairPoorFair39039.0
September 2013PoorFairPoorFair39039.0
October 2012PoorFairPoorFair39039.0
October 2011PoorFairPoorFair39031.9
October 2010PoorFairPoorFair39031.9
October 2009PoorFairPoorFair39031.9
October 2008FairFairFairFair39047.0
October 2007FairFairFairFair39047.0
October 2006FairFairFairFair39047.0
October 2005FairFairFairFair37047.0
October 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair30048.2
February 1991FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory20049.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.330003300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.732732000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4848000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6060000