I77 SBL over US29,NC27(MOREHEAD ST.)


+35.22904, -80.86061
35°13'45" N, 80°51'38" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:I77 SBL over US29,NC27(MOREHEAD ST.)
Structure number:000000001190222
Location:0.38 MI. N. JCT. US74
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:96.1 ft. [29.3 m]
Total length:179.1 ft. [54.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.0 ft. [19.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Year reconstructed:1995
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 [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2014 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:68,500 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:16% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:69.9 tons [63.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.0

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201496.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood68500
September 201296.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood63500
September 201095.0Not deficientSatisfactoryGoodGood66000
September 200895.0Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodGood70500
November 200696.0Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodGood61500
December 200396.0Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodGood61500
April 200296.0Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory61500
February 200096.0Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory40900
January 199294.7Not deficientSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory44400