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IRON BRIDGE ROAD over MEHERRIN RIVER

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Coordinates:
+36.71677, -77.83116
36°43'00" N, 77°49'52" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IRON BRIDGE ROAD over MEHERRIN RIVER
Structure number:000000000003767
Location:.16FR 673 & 1.2 TO 685
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Total length:191.9 ft. [58.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1884
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Aluminum, Wrought Iron or Cast Iron [9]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:760 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$800,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018FairGoodFairGood7600.0
March 2017FairGoodFairGood7600.0
March 2015FairVery GoodFairGood7600.0
March 2014FairVery GoodFairGood78813.4
March 2013PoorPoorFairGood78813.4
March 2012PoorPoorFairGood78813.4
March 2011PoorPoorFairGood78813.4
March 2010PoorPoorFairGood78813.4
March 2009FairFairFairGood7880.0
March 2008FairGoodFairGood7680.0
March 2007FairGoodFairGood10210.0
March 2006FairGoodFairGood10000.0
March 2005FairGoodFairGood9410.0
May 2003FairVery GoodFairGood9070.0
March 2001FairVery GoodFairGood65724.5
March 2000FairVery GoodFairGood101124.1
March 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory98312.3
March 1997FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory21318.2
April 1996FairFairFairFair98315.8
March 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood98327.9
April 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good6890.0
March 1993GoodVery GoodGoodGood68949.0
March 1992GoodVery GoodGoodGood34149.2