Laurel Mills Road over Thornton River


+38.64840, -78.08749
38°38'54" N, 78°05'15" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Laurel Mills Road over Thornton River
Structure number:000000000014696
Location:.78 Fr 619 & .65 To 729
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:67.9 ft. [20.7 m]
Total length:208.0 ft. [63.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:298 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:93.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood29893.4
October 2014GoodGoodGoodGood52493.2
October 2012GoodGoodGoodGood52471.9
October 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood52472.7
October 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood52472.7
October 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood52472.7
October 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood52472.7
November 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood52472.7
October 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood32171.8
October 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodGood32171.8
December 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood32171.8
October 1994GoodGoodGoodGood32171.3
October 1992GoodGoodGoodGood38871.3
April 1991GoodGoodVery GoodGood38871.3