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NC ROUTE 181 over BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY

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Coordinates:
+36.00480, -81.89048
36°00'17" N, 81°53'26" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC ROUTE 181 over BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
Structure number:5140100P0000000
Location:5.2 MILES FROM U.S. ROUTE
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:70.2 ft. [21.4 m]
Total length:70.2 ft. [21.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:44°
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:1959
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,020 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:72.6
Estimated cost of work:$26,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2015Good-GoodGood102072.6
June 2011Good-GoodGood102072.6
July 2007Good-GoodVery Good102072.6
July 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good102076.6
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good102076.6
June 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good102091.4