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BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over LINVILLE RIVER

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Coordinates:
+35.97345, -81.93678
35°58'24" N, 81°56'12" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over LINVILLE RIVER
Structure number:5140106P0000000
Location:0.8 MILES TO U.S. ROUTE 2
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:101.4 ft. [30.9 m]
Total length:304.5 ft. [92.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:1940
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,007 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:63.2
Estimated cost of work:$8,739,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory500763.2
June 2015Fair-GoodSatisfactory500763.2
June 2013Fair-GoodSatisfactory500763.2
June 2011Fair-GoodSatisfactory500763.2
June 2009Fair-GoodSatisfactory500763.2
June 2007Fair-GoodSatisfactory500763.2
July 2005Fair-GoodSatisfactory500763.2
July 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good500762.7
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good500764.3
June 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good500771.1