Sandy River Road over Tanyard Creek


+36.69374, -79.67244
36°41'37" N, 79°40'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Sandy River Road over Tanyard Creek
Structure number:000000000013542
Location:0.30-Rt 1068/0.20-Rt 971
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Total length:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:370 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:35.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$958,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairSatisfactoryFairFair37035.9
February 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair37048.6
February 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory37048.6
February 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory43048.5
February 2012FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory42653.6
February 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory42653.6
February 2010FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory42653.6
March 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42667.7
February 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory49167.6
February 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory49167.6
February 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory49167.6
February 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory49167.6
February 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory49164.6
February 2002GoodGoodGoodGood49164.6
April 2000PoorGoodGoodPoor46240.3
May 1999FairGoodGoodFair46253.5
July 1998FairGoodGoodFair47253.5
July 1997FairGoodGoodFair47253.5
May 1996FairGoodGoodFair45753.5
May 1995FairGoodVery GoodFair45753.6
May 1994FairGoodVery GoodFair29753.7
May 1993FairGoodVery GoodFair29753.7
April 1992FairFairVery GoodFair29747.4