F.T. Valley Road over Branch Hughes River


+38.55399, -78.23586
38°33'14" N, 78°14'09" 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:42.0 ft. [12.8 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 2017

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]
Sufficiency rating:91.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory150191.6
December 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory150191.6
December 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory148391.7
December 2011GoodGoodGoodGood148393.7
December 2009GoodGoodGoodGood148393.5
December 2007GoodGoodGoodGood140393.8
December 2005GoodGoodGoodGood148193.5
December 2003GoodGoodGoodGood147793.5
December 2001GoodGoodGoodGood134094.0
December 1999GoodGoodGoodGood142993.7
December 1997GoodGoodGoodGood170092.8
January 1996GoodGoodGoodGood160093.1
January 1994GoodGoodGoodGood254688.9
December 1992GoodGoodGoodGood163093.0
November 1991GoodGoodGoodGood167092.9