Structures Field Review Site 07 2014Haywood, Bridge on Chambers Farm Lane over West Fork Pigeon River



Single span bridge with 36” steel plate girders; girders were not cambered properly cambered and are sagging
Action Item:
Ensure proper use of the NCSU deflection spreadsheet for steel girders; the deflections due to the slab should be input as inches; the designer input these deflections as feet, which were internally divided by 12 again
Gutter system installed on the overhangs near the ends of the bridge; the downspout of the gutter has eroded the soil in front of the cap at End Bent 2 (on North side of bridge)
Action Item:
Contact maintenance crew to fill eroded hole


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