+33.87010, -80.23454
33°52'12" N, 80°14'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S-43-50 over TEARCOAT BRANCH
Structure number:000000000008109
Old structure number:004370005000100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:7.0 MI SE SUMTER
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Total length:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1987
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:600 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:80.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory60080.1
June 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory47580.1
June 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory42580.1
June 2011GoodGoodGoodGood37581.1
June 2009GoodGoodGoodGood27580.2
June 2007GoodGoodGoodGood32582.7
June 2005GoodGoodGoodGood30080.7
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood30082.8
June 1991GoodGoodGoodGood27573.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Timber Columneach2502140
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.120011550
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.112011200
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.1,3441,11622800