SR1538 over FALL CREEK


+35.51948, -78.99471
35°31'10" N, 78°59'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1538 over FALL CREEK
Structure number:000000001050074
Location:1.3 MI. N. JCT. SR1538
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1994
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,300 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:6% 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 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]
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:100.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
August 2018Good7 out of 101300100.0
August 2016Good7 out of 101300100.0
August 2014Fair5 out of 10130087.0
August 2012Fair5 out of 1098088.0
September 2010Fair6 out of 101000100.0
September 2008Fair6 out of 101000100.0
September 2006Fair6 out of 101100100.0
August 2004Fair6 out of 101100100.0
September 2002Fair6 out of 101100100.0
July 2000Fair6 out of 101750100.0
August 1998Fair6 out of 10800100.0
May 1990FairN out of 1060059.7