+35.73169, -81.49058
35°43'54" N, 81°29'26" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US70 over SOUTHERN RR
Structure number:000000000230128
Location:.1 MI.E.JCT.SR1620
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:316.9 ft. [96.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,500 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:46.9 tons [42.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.9 tons [25.4 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:73.2

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201573.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5500
December 201373.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5500
December 201174.3Not deficientFairFairFair5300
December 200974.6Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6700
October 200770.8Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6200
February 200670.8Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair6200
October 200370.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodFair6700
February 200277.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodFair6200
February 200077.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodFair6200
February 199287.1Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4400