Major Brown Drive over Hughes River


+38.53019, -78.20002
38°31'49" N, 78°12'00" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Major Brown Drive over Hughes River
Structure number:000000000014686
Location:Culp. & Rapp. Co. Line
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Year reconstructed:2008
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:54 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:84.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairGoodGoodFair5484.0
July 2015FairGoodVery GoodFair5484.0
July 2013FairGoodVery GoodFair4884.0
July 2011FairVery GoodVery GoodFair4885.0
July 2010PoorVery GoodVery GoodPoor4869.0
July 2009PoorVery GoodVery GoodPoor4869.0
July 2008PoorExcellentExcellentPoor4869.0
January 2008PoorPoorSeriousPoor4835.9
January 2007PoorPoorSeriousPoor4835.9
October 2005PoorPoorPoorPoor4835.9
October 2004PoorPoorPoorPoor4835.9
October 2003PoorPoorPoorPoor6839.2
October 2002PoorFairFairPoor6841.3
October 2001PoorFairFairPoor6841.2
October 2000PoorFairFairPoor6841.2
November 1999PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor6842.3
October 1998FairSatisfactoryFairFair4954.3
October 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair4954.3
November 1996FairSatisfactoryFairFair4954.3
November 1995FairSatisfactoryFairFair4954.3
October 1994FairSatisfactoryFairFair4954.3
November 1993FairSatisfactoryFairFair4954.3
October 1992FairSatisfactoryFairFair6654.3
October 1991FairGoodSatisfactoryFair7154.3