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Mill Pond Bridge

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Overview
Collapsed steel stringer bridge over Old Millpond Lake on Falls Avenue (SR 1107)
Location
Granite Falls, Caldwell County, North Carolina
Status
Partially collapsed
History
Built 1949; closed to traffic Oct. 2016; partially collapsed May 2017
Design
12-span steel stringer with timber piles
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 400.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.80475, -81.41283   (decimal degrees)
35°48'17" N, 81°24'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/462700/3962371 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NC 270262 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 77475 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 45.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
6,300

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2017: Added by James Baughn