Woodyard Road over Southwest Swamp


+36.91331, -77.44612
36°54'48" N, 77°26'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Woodyard Road over Southwest Swamp
Structure number:000000000018372
Location:1.30 TO 648 / 0.90 TO 657
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Total length:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:71 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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 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:30.3 tons [27.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.7 tons [19.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$66,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201679.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-71
September 201579.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-71
September 201479.2GoodGoodGoodGood-65
September 201379.2GoodGoodGoodGood-65
September 201279.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-65
September 201179.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-65
September 201064.4FairGoodFairGood-65
September 200979.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-65
September 200879.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-68
September 200779.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-68
September 200679.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-68
September 200579.4FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-68
September 200479.4GoodGoodGoodGood-68
September 200379.4GoodGoodGoodGood-68
September 200262.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO152
September 200162.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO152
November 199962.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO152
December 199862.3GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO152
October 199762.3GoodGoodGoodVery GoodFO152
January 199762.3GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO152
January 199662.3GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO152
November 199462.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO152
October 199362.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO167
September 199262.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery GoodFO167
August 199162.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-160