Aspen Wall Road over Louse Creek


+37.03279, -78.79619
37°01'58" N, 78°47'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Aspen Wall Road over Louse Creek
Structure number:000000000004897
Location:1.78 to 678 - 0.80 to 617
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Total length:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
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:200 [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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:77.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,017,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20077.5
August 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20077.5
August 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood20077.5
August 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24069.7
August 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24069.7
August 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24072.7
October 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24072.7
October 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24072.7
October 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24672.7
October 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24670.7
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood24669.2
October 1996GoodGoodGoodGood21969.2
December 1994GoodGoodGoodVery Good22769.2
September 1992GoodGoodGoodVery Good19669.3
October 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good19668.3