Bear Creek Road over Bear Creek


+37.22577, -78.76500
37°13'33" N, 78°45'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Bear Creek Road over Bear Creek
Structure number:000000000004946
Location:0.20 to 638 - 3.60 to 615
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:6.9 ft. [2.1 m]
Total length:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1985
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:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:107 [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 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]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:99.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
March 2018Fair6 out of 1010799.0
November 2016Fair6 out of 1010797.0
November 2014Fair6 out of 1011097.0
November 2012Fair6 out of 1011097.0
November 2010Fair6 out of 1012897.0
November 2008Fair6 out of 1012898.0
November 2006Fair5 out of 1012889.0
November 2004Fair5 out of 1012889.0
October 2002Fair5 out of 1017788.0
November 2000Fair5 out of 1017788.0
October 1998Fair5 out of 1017788.0
October 1996Fair5 out of 1019888.0
September 1994Good7 out of 1015199.0
August 1992Good7 out of 10143100.0
July 1990Good7 out of 10143100.0