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US29,US74 over CATAWBA RIVER

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Coordinates:
+35.24552, -81.00764
35°14'44" N, 81°00'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US29,US74 over CATAWBA RIVER
Structure number:000000000710091
Location:0.2 MI. E. JCT. SR2083
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:1124.1 ft. [342.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
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:17
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2012 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,000 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:14% 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:45.9 tons [41.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.0 tons [24.5 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:57.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
February 201257.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair16000
February 201057.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair18000
October 200554.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair20000
January 200876.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory21000
October 200654.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair20000
May 200454.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair20000
July 200254.1Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodFair21000
July 200064.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood20200
July 199862.9Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory20200
September 19905.0Structurally deficientFairSatisfactoryFair20000