NFA 1343 (SA 3404) over POWELL RIVER


+36.55595, -83.37955
36°33'21" N, 83°22'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NFA 1343 (SA 3404) over POWELL RIVER
Structure number:34S25980001
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:54.5 ft. [16.6 m]
Total length:271.0 ft. [82.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1968
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:310 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:71.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,590,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory31071.3
August 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory31071.3
August 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory31071.3
August 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory31083.8
October 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory31083.8
October 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory31083.8
October 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory45085.7
November 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory42085.7
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory40086.7
August 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory38086.7
November 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory50085.7
August 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory30085.8
June 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory35085.7
August 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory32085.8