Sussex Drive SBL over CSX Railroad

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+36.74572, -77.49644
36°44'45" N, 77°29'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Sussex Drive SBL over CSX Railroad
Structure number:000000000009057
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:204.1 ft. [62.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:20.7 ft. [6.3 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,010 [as of 2008]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:44.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$950,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2014PoorPoorFairFair201044.4
April 2013PoorPoorFairFair201044.4
April 2012PoorPoorFairFair201045.4
June 2011PoorPoorFairFair201045.4
May 2010PoorPoorFairFair201045.0
March 2010PoorPoorFairFair201045.0
July 2008PoorSeriousPoorPoor205727.3
June 2007PoorSeriousPoorPoor200827.4
June 2006PoorSeriousPoorPoor199827.4
June 2005PoorSeriousPoorPoor228427.2
May 2004PoorSeriousPoorPoor225127.2
September 2003PoorPoorPoorPoor218729.4
August 2002PoorPoorPoorPoor224929.4
May 2001PoorPoorPoorPoor225829.4
July 2000PoorPoorPoorPoor246929.3
October 1999PoorFairFairPoor246931.4
October 1998PoorFairFairPoor240031.4
December 1997PoorFairFairPoor240031.4
September 1996PoorFairFairPoor250031.4
August 1995PoorFairFairPoor250031.6
June 1994PoorFairFairPoor380031.1
May 1993PoorFairFairPoor190031.8
June 1992PoorFairPoorPoor212031.8
May 1991PoorFairPoorPoor216530.7