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Project Overview

Full Title
Characterization of Stormwater Runoff Constituent Loads from Bridge Decks in North Carolina and Determination of the Effects of Bridge Stormwater Runoff on Selected Receiving Waters

Location
 Buncombe, Henderson, Mecklenburg, Durham, Wake, Sampson, New Hanover and Brunswick Counties

Partner Agencies
North Carolina Department of Transportation

Project Chief
Chad Wagner

Period of Project
2009 - 2010

Team Members
Scott Caldwell
Sean Egen
Jason Jarvis
John Mazurek
Cassandra Pfeifle
Trey Sherrell

Science Topic
Support of Federal and State Programs

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Water quality characterization of bridge deck runoff in NC

This project was completed in 2012. These pages are for historical purposes only.

Map and Data

Figure 1. Location of the 15 bridge deck runoff and precipitation monitoring stations in North Carolina.

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Table 1. Real-time streamgage and precipitation stations co-located with the bridge deck runoff monitoring sites.
Site Name Site Type USGS Station # Period of record
Raingage at Town Creek near Wilmington, NC, Bridge No 90061  Precipitation 340813077591645 April 2009  to April 2010
Raingage at Smith Creek near Wilmington, NC, Bridge No 640131 Precipitation 341528077550745 April 2009  to April 2010
Raingage at Black River near Tomahawk, NC, Bridge No. 810014 Precipitation 344516078172145 April 2009  to April 2010
Raingage at Mountain Creek near Bahama, NC, Bridge No. 310005 Precipitation 360908078540745 May 2009 to April 2010
Rainage at Little River near Orange Factory, NC, Bridge No. 310064  Precipitation 360829078550945 May 2009 to April 2010
Raingage at Perry Creek near Raleigh, NC, Bridge No. 910124  Precipitation 355247078325045 April 2009  to April 2010
Raingage at Mango Creek near Raleigh, NC, Bridge No. 911102  Precipitation 354703078304845 March 2009  to April 2010
Raingage at Mallard Creek near Charlotte, NC, Bridge No. 590296 Precipitation 351911080450545 April 2009  to April 2010
Raingage at Swift Creek at Garner, NC, Bridge No. 910255 Precipitation 354217078392245 May 2009 to March 2010
Raingage at Middle Creek near Fuquay-Varina, NC, Bridge No. 910273 Precipitation 353633078411045 May 2009 to March 2010
Raingage at Swannanoa River near Black Mountain, NC, Bridge No. 100494  Precipitation 353708082182145 March 2009  to April 2010
Raingage at Big Ivy Creek near Mars Hill, NC, Bridge No. 100734 Precipitation 354728082321945 July 2009 to April 2010
Raingage at Dillingham Creek at Barnardsville, NC, Bridge No. 100145 Precipitation 354607082260945 May 2009 to April 2010
Raingage at Bolyston Creek at Mills River, NC, Bridge No. 440008 Precipitation 352231082325645 May 2009 to April 2010
Raingage at Flat Creek near Weaverville, NC, Bridge No. 100250 Precipitation 354306082372645 July 2009 to April 2010
Black River near Tomahawk, NC Streamflow and Water Quality 02106500 October 1951 - present
Little River at SR 1461 near Orange Factory, NC Streamflow and Water Quality 0208521324 September 1987 - present
Mountain Creek at SR 1617 near Bahama, NC Streamflow  0208524090 October 1994 - present
Mountain Creek at SR 1616 near Bahama, NC Water Quality 0208524088 May 2009 - April 2010
Swannanoa River near Black Mountain, NC Streamflow and Water Quality 03448800 March 2009 - present

 

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