+35.61244, -79.34358
35°36'45" N, 79°20'37" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US421 NBL over BEAR CREEK
Structure number:000000000370008
Location:.4 MI.E.JCT.SR2333
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:85.0 ft. [25.9 m]
Total length:204.1 ft. [62.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.6 ft. [14.2 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
Year reconstructed:2007
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: February 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,450 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:98.8 tons [89.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:60.8 tons [55.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201699.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4450
February 201499.6Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4450
February 201287.5Not deficientFairGoodFair4750
February 201098.6Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory4300
February 200898.1Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory9900
March 200698.1Not deficientFairSatisfactorySatisfactory9900
March 200498.1Not deficientFairVery GoodSatisfactory9800
April 200298.1Not deficientFairVery GoodSatisfactory9400
May 200098.1Not deficientFairVery GoodGood9400
March 199896.1Not deficientFairVery GoodGood9050
March 199092.4Not deficientFairVery GoodGood6600