S-11-97 over GOFORTH CREEK


+35.15811, -81.66361
35°09'29" N, 81°39'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S-11-97 over GOFORTH CREEK
Structure number:000000000002920
Old structure number:001170009700100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:5.9MI N GAFFNEY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:105.0 ft. [32.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:156 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 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: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:48.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$485,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018PoorFairFairPoor15648.1
October 2017PoorFairFairPoor15648.1
October 2016PoorFairFairPoor15648.1
October 2015PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
October 2014PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
October 2013PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
November 2012PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
October 2011PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
November 2010PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
October 2009PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
November 2008PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
October 2007PoorFairFairPoor15648.2
November 2006FairFairFairFair16061.2
October 2005FairSatisfactoryFairFair16062.2
October 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16072.4
January 1991GoodGoodGoodGood12072.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Pileeach4036040
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2202002000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.210210000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.2,8872,887000