+35.08839, -81.78891
35°05'18" N, 81°47'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S-11-59 over SWOFFORD CREEK
Structure number:000000000001350
Old structure number:001170005900200 (from 1992 edition)
Location:7.6MI NW GAFFNEY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1947
Year reconstructed:2006
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:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:550 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:24.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$215,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairGoodFairFair55024.8
October 2017FairGoodGoodFair55024.8
October 2016FairGoodGoodFair50024.9
October 2015FairGoodGoodFair45025.5
October 2014FairGoodGoodFair47525.5
October 2013FairGoodGoodFair47525.5
October 2012FairGoodGoodFair47525.5
October 2011FairGoodGoodFair50025.5
October 2010FairGoodGoodFair55025.4
October 2009FairGoodGoodFair50025.5
October 2008FairGoodGoodFair47525.5
October 2007FairGoodGoodFair47525.5
October 2006FairGoodGoodFair45025.5
October 2005FairGoodGoodFair48025.5
October 1999PoorFairPoorGood40032.1
February 1991FairGoodSatisfactoryGood27555.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Stringerlinear ft.286002860
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4242000
Timber Decksq. ft.543543000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.6060000