Smiths Mill Road over Turnip Creek


+37.13985, -78.84327
37°08'23" N, 78°50'36" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Smiths Mill Road over Turnip Creek
Structure number:000000000004887
Location:0.58 to Camp.-1.10 to 672
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:102 [as of 2014]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:97.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2018Fair6 out of 1010297.0
November 2016Fair6 out of 1010297.0
November 2014Fair6 out of 1010097.0
November 2012Fair6 out of 1015297.0
November 2010Fair6 out of 1015297.0
November 2008Fair6 out of 1015298.0
November 2006Fair6 out of 10139100.0
November 2004Good7 out of 10139100.0
October 2002Good7 out of 1013999.0
November 2000Good7 out of 1012799.0
October 1998Good7 out of 1012799.0
October 1996Good7 out of 1011299.0
September 1994Good7 out of 1012199.0
August 1992Good7 out of 10119100.0
July 1990Good7 out of 10119100.0