Lee Highway over Covington River


+38.68412, -78.20246
38°41'03" N, 78°12'09" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Lee Highway over Covington River
Structure number:000000000014632
Location:1.11 Fr 622E &.05 To 622W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Skew angle:20°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1985
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,476 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:68.5

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201668.5Good7 out of 10-4476
May 201468.5Fair6 out of 10-4945
May 201268.5Fair6 out of 10-4945
May 201068.5Good7 out of 10-4945
May 200869.5Good7 out of 10-4945
May 200669.5Good7 out of 10-5623
May 200469.5Good7 out of 10-5144
May 200269.5Good7 out of 10-4825
May 200069.5Good7 out of 10-6223
June 199869.5Good8 out of 10-6223
June 199669.5Good8 out of 10-4700
May 199469.5Good8 out of 10-5700
December 199384.5Good7 out of 10-5700
October 199184.5Good7 out of 10-6090