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The Straits Bridge

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The Straits Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #272179

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Overview
Swing bridge over The Straits on NC 1335 in Harkers Island
Location
Carteret County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1969
Design
Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.9 ft.
Total length: 1,400.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.2 ft.
Also called
Harkers Island Drawbridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.71556, -76.57778   (decimal degrees)
34°42'56" N, 76°34'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/355522/3842633 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harkers Island
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
3,600
Inventory numbers
NC 310073 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23240 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 23, 2013: New photos from Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler