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NC143 over WEST BUFFALO CREEK

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Coordinates:
+35.33161, -83.88046
35°19'54" N, 83°52'50" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC143 over WEST BUFFALO CREEK
Structure number:000000000750131
Location:.05 MI.W.JCT.SR1148
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Total length:319.9 ft. [97.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
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:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:7% 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: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:91.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory100091.1
July 2015GoodGoodGoodGood51098.0
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood51098.0
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood120092.1
July 2009GoodGoodGoodGood110090.9
November 2007GoodGoodGoodGood92091.4
September 2005GoodGoodGoodGood92091.4
July 2003GoodGoodGoodGood89091.5
August 2001GoodGoodGoodGood86091.5
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood60095.8
July 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good15073.1