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NC143 over SWEETWATER CREEK

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Coordinates:
+35.32864, -83.77161
35°19'43" N, 83°46'18" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC143 over SWEETWATER CREEK
Structure number:000000000750133
Location:.01 MI.NE.JCT.SR1218
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% 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 minimum criteria [6]
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:98.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2017Good7 out of 10500098.8
July 2015Good7 out of 10530098.8
July 2013Good7 out of 10530098.8
July 2011Good7 out of 10660098.5
July 2009Good7 out of 10440099.0
September 2007Good7 out of 10540098.7
September 2005Good7 out of 10550098.7
July 2003Good7 out of 10450099.0
August 2001Good7 out of 10480098.9
August 1999Good7 out of 10470098.9
July 1991Good8 out of 10320099.8