Shields Bridge Rd over Occohannock Creek


+37.55711, -75.84115
37°33'26" N, 75°50'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Shields Bridge Rd over Occohannock Creek
Structure number:000000000000356
Location:1.16 FR BLHAV/1.48 TO 613
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Total length:99.1 ft. [30.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,657 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 desirable criteria [8]
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:46.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$612,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor165746.1
June 2017PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor165746.1
June 2016PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor165744.1
June 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair200866.2
June 2012FairFairSatisfactoryFair200865.1
June 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair200863.3
June 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair200863.3
April 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair205164.2
May 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryFair207763.3
June 2002FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory190074.7
May 2000FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory432072.2
May 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory432072.2
June 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair420060.7
May 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryFair420060.7
January 1996FairFairFairFair410059.8
January 1995FairFairFairFair400059.9
February 1993FairFairFairFair272060.8
November 1991FairFairFairFair213561.3