+35.97837, -80.43183
35°58'42" N, 80°25'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1738 over SMITH CREEK
Structure number:000000000590126
Location:0.1 MI. S. JCT. SR1731
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:144 [as of 1997]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:93.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
October 2018Good7 out of 1014493.9
October 2016Good8 out of 1014493.9
October 2014Good7 out of 1014493.9
October 2012Good7 out of 1014493.9
October 2010Good8 out of 1014493.7
October 2008Good8 out of 1014493.7
November 2006Good8 out of 1014493.7
October 2004Good8 out of 1014493.7
October 2002Good8 out of 1014493.7
November 2000Good8 out of 1014493.7
April 1999Good8 out of 1014493.7