Chellowe Rd. over Whispering Creek


+37.47949, -78.41304
37°28'46" N, 78°24'47" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:Chellowe Rd. over Whispering Creek
Structure number:000000000004066
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Total length:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:298 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:41.9 tons [38.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.0 tons [22.7 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:56.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$495,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201656.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair298
April 201456.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair298
April 201356.0Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair298
April 201259.6Functionally obsoleteFairFairFair298
April 201159.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair298
April 201059.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair298
April 200962.6Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair298
April 200862.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair423
May 200762.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair423
April 200662.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair423
April 200562.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair423
April 200462.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair423
April 200362.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair493
April 200261.3Functionally obsoleteFairSatisfactoryFair493
April 200159.3Functionally obsoleteFairGoodFair493
April 200059.7Functionally obsoleteFairGoodFair493
April 199960.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodFair493
April 199860.7Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodFair485
April 199760.7Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodFair257
July 199660.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodFair368
May 199560.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodFair368
June 199460.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodFair368
June 199360.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodFair374
April 199264.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodFair331
June 199164.1Functionally obsoleteVery GoodSatisfactoryFair250