+35.67856, -77.07967
35°40'43" N, 77°04'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US17 over GUM SWAMP
Structure number:000000000130056
Old structure number:000000000013056 (from 1992 edition)
Location:3.2 MI N JCT NC171
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Total length:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.8 ft. [10.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1921
Year reconstructed:1939
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, would be posted or closed except for temporary shoring [D]
Average daily traffic:5,900 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:47.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018PoorFairPoorFair590047.5
May 2016PoorFairPoorFair590029.9
May 2014PoorFairPoorFair570030.1
May 2012PoorFairPoorFair590029.9
May 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory560078.1
April 2008FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory560078.1
March 2006FairSatisfactoryFairFair500072.7
March 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory510053.9
March 2002PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory540053.7
March 2000PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory510053.9
March 1998PoorSatisfactoryPoorSatisfactory480063.1
March 1996FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory490078.1
March 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory360086.2
March 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory400076.7
March 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory380086.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.8808404
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6360061224
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.742073750
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.756075420
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.7007000
Steel Pileeach40400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.120001200
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.1601600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9600960
Other Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.4442200