+35.74269, -81.57411
35°44'34" N, 81°34'27" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SR1730 over SOUTHERN RR
Structure number:000000000230304
Location:.2 MI.S.JCT.US70
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Total length:128.0 ft. [39.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,500 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.0 tons [19.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:58.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201558.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood1500
November 201358.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood1500
November 201156.9Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood1800
November 200957.7Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood2200
October 200754.8Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood2500
February 200654.8Functionally obsoleteGoodSatisfactoryGood2500
August 200354.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood2500
January 200254.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood2800
December 199954.8Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood2800
May 199055.2Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood2100