Howardsville Rd. over Waltons Fork


+37.62438, -78.58899
37°37'28" N, 78°35'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Howardsville Rd. over Waltons Fork
Structure number:000000000004033
Location:0.40 Rt 659 / 1.69 Rt 658
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Total length:92.9 ft. [28.3 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:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:464 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Sufficiency rating:70.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$934,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood46470.2
April 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood46470.2
April 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood46470.2
April 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood46470.2
April 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood46070.2
April 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood49970.2
April 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood49982.9
April 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood49985.9
April 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood41184.9
May 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood40084.9
April 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood49984.8
May 2000GoodGoodGoodGood32157.8
April 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory32154.8
July 1996GoodGoodGoodVery Good29654.8
May 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good29654.8
April 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good25679.9
June 1990GoodGoodGoodVery Good24981.7