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Grayden Paul Bridge

Photos 

Elevation

Photo taken by North Carolina Department of Transportation

BH Photo #157660

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Named for former mayor and town historian, Grayden Paul.

http://nccoast.com/explore/beaufort/death-of-a-drawbridge/ar...

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Beaufort Channel on US 70 in Beaufort
Location
Beaufort, Carteret County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
This bridge will be demolished fall 2017 if marketing is unsuccessful.
History
Built 1957
Design
Deck plate girder double leaf bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 141.1 ft.
Total length: 672.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bridge 29 Carteret County
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.72250, -76.66917   (decimal degrees)
34°43'21" N, 76°40'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/347165/3843538 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beaufort
Inventory numbers
NC 310029 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23238 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
17,000

Update Log 

  • May 22, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed name
  • June 27, 2013: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Added Street View
  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is being marketed and will be replaced.

Sources 

Comments 

Grayden Fall Bridge
Posted July 2, 2017, by Missy (Ncbrnidgrl [at] yahoo [dot] com )

The name of this bridge is incorrect. It should be Graden Paul. It is still in operation, but is scheduled to be taken down this fall after the new bypass is complete.