Route 654 over Whispering Creek


+37.45762, -78.39651
37°27'27" N, 78°23'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Route 654 over Whispering Creek
Structure number:000000000004096
Location:0.96-Rt.634 / 1.47-Rt.600
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Total length:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Year reconstructed:2003
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
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: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:424 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood42486.8
October 2015GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood42486.7
October 2013GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood42487.7
October 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood42487.7
November 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good42487.7
November 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good35089.8
November 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good35086.8
November 2003GoodExcellentExcellentVery Good35186.8
July 2002FairGoodFairGood35168.0
April 2001FairGoodFairGood35168.0
April 2000FairVery GoodFairGood35168.0
April 1999FairFairFairGood35167.0
April 1998FairFairFairGood34367.0
June 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood34379.1
April 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood16783.8
May 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood16783.3
June 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good16783.3
April 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good16783.3
October 1991FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good6668.9