+35.74315, -81.51875
35°44'35" N, 81°31'08" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SR1605 over SMITH BRANCH
Structure number:000000000230310
Location:.1 MI.W.JCT.US64,70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span 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:20 [as of 1995]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge with "unknown" foundation that has not been evaluated for scour. [U]
Operating rating:35.0 tons [31.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.0 tons [24.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:61.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201561.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair20
August 201361.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair20
August 201159.8Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair20
August 200971.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20
August 200771.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20
October 200570.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20
July 200370.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20
January 200273.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20
January 200070.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory20
April 199071.7Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory200