Martin Luther King over Otterdam Swamp


+37.08227, -77.05492
37°04'56" N, 77°03'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Martin Luther King over Otterdam Swamp
Structure number:000000000018185
Location:7.74 Miles to Route 10
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:102.0 ft. [31.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:4
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: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:1,102 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:50.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$551,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018PoorFairPoorFair110250.3
February 2017PoorFairPoorFair110251.3
February 2016FairFairFairFair110268.3
March 2015PoorFairPoorFair131050.6
February 2014PoorFairPoorFair131050.6
February 2012FairFairFairFair131067.8
May 2010FairFairFairSatisfactory131067.8
April 2008FairFairFairSatisfactory131067.8
May 2006FairFairFairSatisfactory125468.0
May 2004FairFairFairSatisfactory123668.0
May 2002FairFairFairSatisfactory113268.3
May 2000FairFairFairSatisfactory120668.1
May 1998FairFairFairSatisfactory120668.1
April 1996FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory130079.4
April 1994FairFairFairSatisfactory166067.0
January 1992FairFairFairFair252562.7