+35.42465, -77.59328
35°25'29" N, 77°35'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1438 over RAINBOW CREEK
Structure number:000000000790043
Old structure number:000000000079043 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.2 MI. W. OF JCT. NC123
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Total length:182.1 ft. [55.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2008
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,200 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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:98.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017GoodGoodGoodGood120098.7
December 2015GoodGoodGoodGood310096.8
December 2013GoodGoodGoodGood310096.8
January 2012GoodGoodGoodGood280096.9
January 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good310096.8
September 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good120098.5
April 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair140049.5
December 2003PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair130048.9
July 2002FairSatisfactoryFairFair140065.2
September 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair140065.2
August 1998FairSatisfactoryFairFair130064.4
July 1996FairSatisfactoryFairFair140026.0
June 1994PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair180011.4
September 1992PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair180011.4
September 1990FairSatisfactoryFairFair210056.0