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US 501 BYP over WACCAMAW RIVER

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Coordinates:
+33.81808, -79.04388
33°49'05" N, 79°02'38" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 501 BYP over WACCAMAW RIVER
Structure number:000000000002753
Old structure number:002620050105200 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.0 MI SE OF CONWAY
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:1110.0 ft. [338.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans 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: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:37,500 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:46.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$7,287,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018PoorFairPoorGood3750046.2
September 2016FairSatisfactoryFairGood3580060.2
September 2014FairSatisfactoryFairGood4250060.2
September 2012FairSatisfactoryFairGood4050060.2
October 2010FairSatisfactoryFairGood4190060.2
October 2008FairSatisfactoryFairGood4220060.2
October 2006FairSatisfactoryFairGood4680060.2
September 2004FairSatisfactoryFairGood4570060.2
August 1998FairSatisfactoryFairGood4090058.4
March 1990FairSatisfactoryFairGood3002459.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,1201,554053333
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.9,0909,0180720
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.73,227071,7541,4730
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach6059010
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120120000
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.417041700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,2001,194060
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1,200947020746
Compression Jointlinear ft.120770412
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach3000300
Fixed Bearingeach3000300
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,3293,16615850