Cowford Road over Banister River


+36.76703, -78.88159
36°46'01" N, 78°52'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Cowford Road over Banister River
Structure number:000000000009229
Location:0.86-Rt 651/1.14-Rt 360
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Total length:166.0 ft. [50.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span 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: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,702 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:96.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory170296.9
February 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory170296.9
February 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory191296.8
February 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory191296.8
February 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory191296.8
February 2007GoodGoodGoodGood192596.8
March 2005GoodGoodGoodGood217095.6
March 2003GoodGoodGoodGood178196.9
February 2001GoodGoodGoodGood180696.9
February 1999GoodGoodGoodGood180696.9
February 1997FairFairFairFair146366.6
March 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory146378.9
February 1993FairGoodGoodSatisfactory53079.6
January 1991FairGoodGoodSatisfactory48079.6