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PLANK ROAD over BEAR ELEMENT CREEK

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Coordinates:
+36.91128, -78.20160
36°54'41" N, 78°12'06" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:PLANK ROAD over BEAR ELEMENT CREEK
Structure number:000000000011648
Location:1.5 FR 643 & 0.5 TO 635
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Total length:31.5 ft. [9.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
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: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:194 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:31.1
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$327,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017GoodVery GoodGoodGood19431.1
October 2016GoodVery GoodGoodGood19431.1
October 2015GoodVery GoodGoodGood19431.1
October 2014GoodVery GoodGoodGood18531.1
October 2013GoodVery GoodGoodGood18531.1
February 2013GoodVery GoodGoodGood18553.1
October 2011PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory18530.9
October 2010PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory18530.9
October 2009PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory18530.7
October 2008PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory18530.7
October 2007PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory17530.7
October 2006FairGoodFairSatisfactory17545.9
October 2005FairGoodFairSatisfactory17545.9
October 2004FairGoodFairSatisfactory17548.7
October 2003FairGoodFairSatisfactory17548.7
October 2002FairGoodFairSatisfactory17548.7
October 2001FairGoodFairSatisfactory15848.7
October 2000FairGoodFairSatisfactory15848.7
October 1999FairGoodFairSatisfactory15848.7
October 1998FairGoodFairSatisfactory15848.7
October 1997FairGoodFairSatisfactory15848.7
October 1996FairGoodFairSatisfactory15848.7
October 1995FairGoodFairSatisfactory15848.7
October 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryGood15855.7
October 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood15855.7
October 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood22153.1
October 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood22153.1