+35.34439, -83.81474
35°20'40" N, 83°48'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US129 over CHEOAH RIVER
Structure number:000000000750008
Location:100 S.JCT.SR1139
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:59.1 ft. [18.0 m]
Total length:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
Year reconstructed:2013
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:97.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory350097.5
July 2015GoodGoodGoodGood390097.5
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood390097.5
July 2011FairFairGoodGood310096.6
July 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood330097.5
November 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood260097.6
September 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood260097.6
July 2003FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood260097.6
August 2001GoodGoodVery GoodGood250097.6
August 1999GoodGoodVery GoodGood270096.6
June 1991GoodGoodGoodGood390095.5