Bethel Church Rd over Sinking Creek


+37.41301, -80.29942
37°24'47" N, 80°17'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Bethel Church Rd over Sinking Creek
Structure number:000000000005534
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Skew angle:10°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:63 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:84.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$822,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryFair6384.0
December 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryFair6384.0
December 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5595.0
December 2011FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5595.0
December 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5595.0
November 2007FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5598.0
November 2005FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5298.0
December 2003FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood5295.0
November 2001FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood5295.0
January 2000FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood5095.0
November 1997FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood5095.0
November 1995FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood5095.0
December 1993GoodExcellentVery GoodGood5086.2
October 1991FairFairGoodGood5056.3
October 1990FairFairGoodGood5056.3