19A NCAC 02D .0408      TEMPORARY BRIDGE WEIGHT LIMITS AND CLOSINGS

Any Department of Transportation bridge safety inspector or any bridge maintenance supervisory personnel after an inspection of any bridge on the State Highway System, is authorized to temporarily lower the authorized weight limits on a bridge or to close the bridge as the circumstances may warrant, if in his judgment the bridge will not carry the authorized weight.  Such limitation or bridge closing shall remain in effect until a complete analysis of the bridge can be made and action taken based upon the bridge analysis, not to exceed 60 days.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 136‑72; 143B‑350;

Eff. July 1, 1978.