+35.03999, -81.71752
35°02'24" N, 81°43'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S-11-164 over THICKETTY CREEK
Structure number:000000000006439
Old structure number:001170016400100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:4.3MI W GAFFNEY
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:149.9 ft. [45.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
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:10
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:300 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:75.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair30075.1
November 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair81270.5
November 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair81271.0
November 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair81271.0
November 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair81271.0
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair81271.0
October 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair79073.5
November 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair81073.5
November 1998GoodGoodGoodGood69085.8
January 1991GoodGoodGoodGood37584.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Pileeach33000
Timber Pileeach6363000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.363363000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.300300000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.4,9504,9005000