Chellowe Rd. over Whispering Creek


+37.47925, -78.41280
37°28'45" N, 78°24'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
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: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
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]
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

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairFairFairFair29856.0
April 2016FairFairFairFair29856.0
April 2014FairFairFairFair29856.0
April 2013FairFairFairFair29856.0
April 2012FairFairFairFair29859.6
April 2011FairFairSatisfactoryFair29859.6
April 2010FairFairSatisfactoryFair29859.6
April 2009FairFairSatisfactoryFair29862.6
April 2008FairFairSatisfactoryFair42362.3
May 2007FairFairSatisfactoryFair42362.3
April 2006FairFairSatisfactoryFair42362.3
April 2005FairFairSatisfactoryFair42362.3
April 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair42362.3
April 2003FairFairSatisfactoryFair49362.3
April 2002FairFairSatisfactoryFair49361.3
April 2001FairFairGoodFair49359.3
April 2000FairFairGoodFair49359.7
April 1999FairGoodGoodFair49360.7
April 1998FairGoodVery GoodFair48560.7
April 1997FairGoodVery GoodFair25760.7
July 1996FairVery GoodVery GoodFair36860.7
May 1995FairVery GoodVery GoodFair36860.7
June 1994FairVery GoodVery GoodFair36860.7
June 1993FairVery GoodVery GoodFair37460.7
April 1992FairVery GoodVery GoodFair33164.1
June 1991FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair25064.1