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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
Lost bascule bridge over Beaufort Channel on US 70 in Beaufort
Location
Beaufort, Carteret County, North Carolina
Status
Bypassed by new Gallants Channel Bridge; no replacement built at this exact location
History
Built 1957; Bypassed 2016; Demolished 2018
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.
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
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
19,000
Inventory numbers
NC 310029 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23238 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Bridge has been demolished
  • 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 Paul Bridge
Posted February 26, 2018, by Connie Mason (edna924 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

It is spelled: Grayden Paul....not Graden.

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.