SR1342 over ELK RIVER


+36.15675, -81.86977
36°09'24" N, 81°52'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1342 over ELK RIVER
Structure number:000000000110019
Location:20 FT.W.JCT.NC184
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Total length:57.1 ft. [17.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1977
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,400 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:72.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairFairSatisfactoryFair140072.4
May 2015PoorFairSatisfactoryPoor190052.6
May 2013PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor190053.7
May 2011PoorFairGoodPoor190057.0
May 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair2200061.5
May 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodFair200076.1
April 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodFair200076.1
April 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodFair200076.1
May 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodFair170076.6
May 1999FairGoodGoodFair140077.2
August 1991PoorGoodSatisfactorySerious160048.5