F.T. Valley Road over Branch Hughes River


+38.55486, -78.25516
38°33'18" N, 78°15'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:F.T. Valley Road over Branch Hughes River
Structure number:000000000014649
Location:.09 Fr 707 & 2.29 To 618
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,501 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:54.9 tons [49.9 metric tons]
Inventory rating:32.9 tons [29.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:91.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201591.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1501
December 201391.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1483
December 201193.7GoodGoodGoodGood-1483
December 200993.5GoodGoodGoodGood-1483
December 200793.8GoodGoodGoodGood-1403
December 200593.5GoodGoodGoodGood-1481
December 200393.5GoodGoodGoodGood-1477
December 200194.0GoodGoodGoodGood-1340
December 199993.7GoodGoodGoodGood-1429
December 199792.8GoodGoodGoodGood-1700
January 199693.1GoodGoodGoodGood-1600
January 199488.9GoodGoodGoodGood-2546
December 199293.0GoodGoodGoodGood-1630
November 199192.9GoodGoodGoodGood-1670