Wheelers Spring Rd over Horsepen Creek


+37.23722, -78.70805
37°14'14" N, 78°42'29" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Wheelers Spring Rd over Horsepen Creek
Structure number:000000000004917
Location:1.62 to 725 - 0.78 to 628
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:35.4 ft. [10.8 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]
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: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:80 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:55.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$488,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8055.7
July 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8055.7
July 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8055.7
July 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8064.2
July 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory8064.2
July 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11657.2
July 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11653.0
July 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11647.1
July 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11647.1
July 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11647.1
July 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11650.1
July 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory11650.1
September 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory11650.1
August 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory11650.1
November 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory11650.1
October 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory12747.1
September 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory12747.1
September 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory12747.1
October 2000GoodGoodGoodGood12747.3
September 1999GoodGoodGoodVery Good12747.3
September 1998GoodGoodGoodVery Good10847.3
September 1997GoodGoodGoodVery Good4559.3
October 1996GoodGoodGoodVery Good11147.3
October 1995GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good8359.3
November 1994GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good8359.3
November 1993GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good8359.3
September 1992GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good8365.3
October 1991FairGoodVery GoodFair8355.3