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Wrightsville Beach Bridge

Photos 

Bascule Span, north side

Photo taken by Matthew Ridpath in December 2008

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BH Photo #130075

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on US 74/US 76 in Wrightsville Beach
Location
Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.9 ft.
Total length: 731.0 ft.
Deck width: 56.4 ft.
Also called
Intracoastal Waterway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.21772, -77.81206   (decimal degrees)
34°13'04" N, 77°48'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/240938/3789873 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wrightsville Beach
Inventory numbers
NC 1290012 (North Carolina bridge number)
BH 23298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 47.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
14,000

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 18, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 1, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • March 10, 2010: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: Added Street View
  • December 10, 2008: New photos from Matthew Ridpath

Sources 

  • Matthew Ridpath
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com