+35.74075, -81.54752
35°44'27" N, 81°32'51" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US70 over MICOL CREEK
Structure number:000000000230107
Location:.05 MI.W.JCT.SR1589
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Total length:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1954
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:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,500 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:33.9 tons [30.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.0 tons [23.6 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:54.1

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201554.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood6500
August 201354.1Functionally obsoleteFairFairGood6500
August 201164.3Functionally obsoleteFairGoodGood7350
August 200962.5Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood11000
August 200764.4Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryGood6600
January 200662.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory7000
September 200362.2Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory8200
January 200262.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6800
December 199962.8Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactorySatisfactory6800
February 199266.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood6400