+34.46428, -78.25701
34°27'51" N, 78°15'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC53 over COLLY CREEK
Structure number:000000000170043
Old structure number:000000000017043 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 MI. E. OF JCT. NC210
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Total length:170.0 ft. [51.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2002
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:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:430 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:99.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood43099.7
May 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good43099.7
June 2014GoodGoodGoodVery Good43099.7
June 2012GoodGoodGoodGood54099.7
August 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good47099.7
September 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good48099.7
August 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good51099.7
January 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good48099.7
November 1999PoorFairSeriousFair46041.0
October 1997PoorFairSeriousFair60040.8
October 1995PoorFairSeriousFair50037.7
October 1993PoorFairSeriousFair45032.6
October 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory40079.4