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US15/US501 over DROWNING CREEK

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Coordinates:
+35.02296, -79.44269
35°01'23" N, 79°26'34" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US15/US501 over DROWNING CREEK
Structure number:000000001650066
Old structure number:000000000165066 (from 1992 edition)
Location:2.3 MI. N. JCT. SR1400
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Total length:270.0 ft. [82.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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:9
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Serious [3 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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 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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:23.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017PoorFairSeriousSatisfactory500023.0
May 2015FairFairFairGood490061.4
May 2013FairFairFairFair580060.0
May 2011FairFairFairFair520060.8
May 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory510074.0
November 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood540073.1
November 2005FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory490072.6
September 2003FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory510072.4
September 2001FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory480072.7
December 1999PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory490070.4
December 1997PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory380071.7
December 1995PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory350072.0
November 1993PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory320072.4
November 1991PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactory280070.8