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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% 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:92.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory100092.4
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