Belle Branch Road over Hatcher Creek


+37.54918, -78.34561
37°32'57" N, 78°20'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Belle Branch Road over Hatcher Creek
Structure number:000000000004106
Location:2.28-Rt 617 / 1.22-Rt 650
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:216 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:53.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$383,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21653.0
July 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21653.0
July 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21661.3
July 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood22061.3
July 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21661.3
July 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodGood21661.3
July 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood21661.3
July 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood21661.3
July 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood21661.3
August 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15764.3
August 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15764.3
September 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15764.3
September 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15764.3
September 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15764.3
September 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood21764.3
September 2002GoodGoodGoodGood21764.3
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood21763.3
October 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood21761.3
September 1999GoodGoodGoodGood21760.2
September 1998GoodGoodGoodGood20260.3
September 1997GoodGoodGoodGood20260.3
October 1996GoodGoodGoodGood17660.3
November 1995GoodGoodGoodGood17660.3
December 1994GoodVery GoodGoodGood17660.3
November 1993GoodVery GoodGoodGood17660.3
October 1992GoodVery GoodGoodGood13260.3
October 1991GoodVery GoodGoodGood13260.3