Virginian Road over Wards Fork Creek


+37.11326, -78.66211
37°06'48" N, 78°39'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Virginian Road over Wards Fork Creek
Structure number:000000000004944
Location:0.79 to 47 / 0.76 to 650
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:143 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:91.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14391.4
July 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14391.4
July 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory14091.4
July 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16791.4
July 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory16792.2
July 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair16783.1
July 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair16783.1
July 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair16781.1
August 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory24192.1
October 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory24192.1
August 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory24187.1
August 1996FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory16387.2
September 1994FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory17186.6
August 1992FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory15986.7
July 1990GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good15986.7