Welsh Track Road over NS Railway


+37.11517, -78.61412
37°06'55" N, 78°36'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Welsh Track Road over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000004943
Location:1.20 Rt 655 / 3.21 Rt 709
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Total length:130.3 ft. [39.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:233 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:79.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory23379.3
October 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory23384.6
October 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory23084.6
October 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory28580.1
October 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory28579.9
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory28579.9
October 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory24979.4
November 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory24979.4
October 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory24981.1
October 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory25378.6
December 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory25378.6
December 1996GoodGoodGoodGood19681.1
October 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood19681.1
October 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood13482.5
November 1990GoodGoodVery GoodGood13482.5