+35.73901, -81.72484
35°44'20" N, 81°43'29" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SR1304 over CATAWBA RIVER
Structure number:000000000230360
Location:0.4 MI.N.JCT.US70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Total length:350.1 ft. [106.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,000 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:85.8 tons [78.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:51.9 tons [47.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
November 201594.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory16000
November 201394.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory16000
November 201184.1Not deficientGoodGoodFair12000
November 200995.3Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory13000
October 200794.8Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory15000
December 200594.8Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory15000
August 200394.8Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory15000
January 200294.8Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory14900
January 200094.8Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory14900
January 199094.5Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood10000