+35.32924, -83.80973
35°19'45" N, 83°48'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1138 over CHEOAH RIVER
Structure number:000000000750121
Location:100 FT.N.JCT.US129
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Total length:170.0 ft. [51.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.7 ft. [6.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1926
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:280 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:48.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair28048.1
July 2015FairGoodFairFair25048.1
July 2013FairGoodFairFair25048.1
July 2011FairGoodFairFair66045.9
July 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryFair70049.3
September 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryFair88049.2
September 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood72054.6
July 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair68047.5
August 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory90053.5
August 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280054.0
July 1991GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good60051.0