I40 US117 NC132 over SMITH CREEK


+34.27536, -77.86810
34°16'31" N, 77°52'05" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I40 US117 NC132 over SMITH CREEK
Structure number:000000001290062
Location:0.1 MI.S. OF JCT.SR2048
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Skew angle:39°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1985
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: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:48,000 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:76.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2018Fair6 out of 104800076.5
December 2016Good7 out of 104300077.0
December 2014Good7 out of 104300077.0
December 2012Fair6 out of 102100082.6
December 2010Fair6 out of 102300082.4
January 2009Fair6 out of 102300082.4
February 2007Fair6 out of 102300082.4
May 2005Fair6 out of 102300082.4
April 2003Fair6 out of 102000082.7
October 2001Good7 out of 101900082.8
December 1999Good7 out of 101900080.8
December 1991Good7 out of 10600097.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.6960640560