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BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over I-26

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Coordinates:
+35.49608, -82.56594
35°29'46" N, 82°33'57" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY over I-26
Structure number:5140124P0000000
Location:1.8 MILES TO NC ROUTE 191
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over highway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:94.8 ft. [28.9 m]
Total length:512.2 ft. [156.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:72.2 ft. [22.0 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:National Park Service [66]
Year built:1966
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:7
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: 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
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:57.9
Estimated cost of work:$1,788,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500757.9
August 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500757.9
August 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500757.9
July 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500757.9
June 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood500757.9
June 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood500757.9
July 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood500759.9
July 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good500762.9
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good500762.9
June 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good500771.5