Cartersville Road over James River


+37.66958, -78.08771
37°40'10" N, 78°05'16" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Cartersville Road over James River
Structure number:000000000005708
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:116.5 ft. [35.5 m]
Total length:946.6 ft. [288.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.7 ft. [11.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:8
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:886 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:92.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory88692.9
July 2014FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory92092.7
July 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory88787.6
July 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory88787.6
July 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory88787.6
July 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory92987.5
July 2004FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory87387.7
July 2002FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory89587.6
August 2000FairGoodFairSatisfactory164672.0
December 1998FairGoodFairSatisfactory164672.0
September 1996FairFairFairFair91075.8
August 1994FairFairFairGood94077.7
August 1992FairFairGoodGood102587.9
August 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodGood152086.8