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BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over BIG PINE CREEK

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Coordinates:
+36.49408, -80.96731
36°29'39" N, 80°58'02" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over BIG PINE CREEK
Structure number:5140078P0000000
Location:1.0 MILES FROM NC ROUTE 1
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Total length:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:1937
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,347 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:72.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2015Fair-SatisfactoryGood134772.4
June 2011Fair-SatisfactoryGood134771.2
July 2007Fair-SatisfactoryGood134771.2
July 2003Fair-SatisfactoryGood134767.2
June 2001Fair-SatisfactoryGood134782.5