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MYRTLE DITCH ROAD over CORAPEAKE DITCH

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Coordinates:
+36.54833, -76.42667
36°32'54" N, 76°25'36" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:MYRTLE DITCH ROAD over CORAPEAKE DITCH
Structure number:000051580-00091
Location:GREAT DISMAL SWAMP NWR
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Total length:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:16.7 ft. [5.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Owner:Bureau of Fish and Wildlife [63]
Year built:1987
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Open Grating [3]
Wearing surface:Other [9]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1 [as of 2017]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:69.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$653,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory169.7
May 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory169.7
May 2013GoodGoodGoodGood169.7
April 2011GoodGoodGoodGood169.4
May 2009GoodGoodGoodGood169.4
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood169.4
April 2005GoodGoodGoodGood169.4
April 2003GoodGoodGoodGood169.4
April 2001GoodGoodGoodGood168.4
April 1999GoodGoodGoodGood168.4
April 1997GoodGoodGoodGood168.4
June 1994GoodGoodGoodGood168.4