+35.19883, -82.17495
35°11'56" N, 82°10'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1501 over WOLFE CREEK
Structure number:000000001490018
Location:.7 MI.E.JCT.SR1517
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:530 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Sufficiency rating:77.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood53077.3
August 2015GoodGoodGoodGood47077.4
August 2013FairGoodFairGood45065.3
August 2011FairGoodFairGood31065.4
October 2009FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood37076.1
August 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory35046.9
October 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory39049.9
August 2003FairGoodGoodFair38043.6
August 2001FairGoodGoodFair38043.6
August 1999FairGoodGoodSatisfactory35050.8
July 1991FairGoodGoodSatisfactory20051.1