Patrick Henry Hwy over Ward Fork Creek


+37.05819, -78.67196
37°03'29" N, 78°40'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Patrick Henry Hwy over Ward Fork Creek
Structure number:000000000004832
Location:1.45 to 682 - 1.60 to 645
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Total length:108.9 ft. [33.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,978 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:15% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:97.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood197897.4
August 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood197893.9
August 2014GoodGoodGoodGood222592.7
August 2012GoodGoodGoodGood222594.7
August 2010GoodGoodGoodGood222597.8
August 2008GoodGoodGoodGood222597.8
September 2006GoodGoodGoodGood219497.9
September 2004GoodGoodGoodGood208097.3
August 2002GoodGoodGoodGood211697.3
September 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood210795.3
August 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood210790.2
October 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood220090.1
October 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good200090.3
August 1992GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good323589.1
September 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good330589.0