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Catawba River Bridge

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Catawba River on U.S. Highways 29 & 74 (Wilkinson Boulevard)
Location
Gaston County, North Carolina, and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 1,124.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Also called
Soldiers Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.24577, -81.00914   (decimal degrees)
35°14'45" N, 81°00'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/499168/3900298 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belmont
Inventory numbers
NC 710091 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 48286 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2012)
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: 57.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
16,000

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2011: Added by Chris Patriarca

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  • Chris P.