Lee Highway over Covington River


+38.68384, -78.20261
38°41'02" 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

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
May 2016Good7 out of 10447668.5
May 2014Fair6 out of 10494568.5
May 2012Fair6 out of 10494568.5
May 2010Good7 out of 10494568.5
May 2008Good7 out of 10494569.5
May 2006Good7 out of 10562369.5
May 2004Good7 out of 10514469.5
May 2002Good7 out of 10482569.5
May 2000Good7 out of 10622369.5
June 1998Good8 out of 10622369.5
June 1996Good8 out of 10470069.5
May 1994Good8 out of 10570069.5
December 1993Good7 out of 10570084.5
October 1991Good7 out of 10609084.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1,3501,23811020