S-11-243 over BOWENS RIVER


+35.15966, -81.56689
35°09'35" N, 81°34'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S-11-243 over BOWENS RIVER
Structure number:000000000004484
Old structure number:001170024300100 (from 1992 edition)
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2009
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:120 [as of 2017]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:95.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12095.0
December 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12095.0
December 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12095.0
December 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good12095.0
December 2010GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent6095.0
November 2008GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent6095.0
November 2007PoorFairFairPoor6051.2
December 2006PoorFairFairPoor6051.2
November 2005FairFairFairFair6067.2
October 1999FairFairFairSatisfactory6067.4
February 1991FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6077.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Columneach66000
Steel Pileeach1010000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.107107000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.200200000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3,5703,570000