+36.34573, -78.66970
36°20'45" N, 78°40'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1303 over N FORK TAR RIVER
Structure number:000000000770107
Location:0.3MI.S. JCT. SR1302
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Total length:70.9 ft. [21.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:190 [as of 2000]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:19.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory19019.4
June 2016PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory19019.4
June 2014FairGoodFairSatisfactory19037.1
July 2012FairFairFairFair19037.1
July 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair19037.9
July 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair19037.9
September 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory19046.0
August 2004FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory19046.0
July 2002FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory19046.0
May 2000FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory10060.2
October 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory10060.2
February 1990FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory8050.2