Fork Mtn. Rd 603 over Laurel Fork


+36.75305, -80.43050
36°45'11" N, 80°25'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Fork Mtn. Rd 603 over Laurel Fork
Structure number:000000000007515
Location:0.20 RT 779; 0.30 RT 600
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:61 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:50.5
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$647,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6150.5
August 2017FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6150.5
September 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6156.2
September 2015FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory6156.2
September 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4556.2
September 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4556.2
September 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory4556.2
September 2011FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory4556.2
September 2010FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory4556.2
September 2009FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory4556.2
September 2008GoodVery GoodGoodGood4259.0
September 2007GoodVery GoodGoodGood4256.0
September 2006GoodVery GoodGoodGood4256.0
September 2005GoodVery GoodGoodGood4056.0
October 2004GoodVery GoodGoodGood4056.0
September 2003GoodVery GoodGoodGood4056.0
October 2002GoodVery GoodGoodGood3956.0
October 2001GoodVery GoodGoodGood3956.0