Riverside Drive EB over Sandy Creek


+36.59265, -79.41525
36°35'34" N, 79°24'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Riverside Drive EB over Sandy Creek
Structure number:000000000020195
Location:001529 026029BUS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Total length:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:58.1 ft. [17.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.7 ft. [18.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,500 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:91.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018GoodGoodGoodGood1250091.9
December 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1274191.9
December 2014GoodGoodGoodGood2700093.4
December 2012GoodGoodGoodGood2700093.4
December 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1200094.9
November 2008GoodGoodGoodGood1200097.9
November 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1200097.9
November 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1200097.9
December 2002GoodGoodGoodGood1200097.9
November 2000GoodGoodGoodGood1200073.2
February 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1200073.2
November 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood1200073.2
November 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good1200073.5
November 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1200073.5
November 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1200071.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.6005881200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,2565,15101050
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,8253,29553000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1248726110
Movable Bearingeach103070
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2080012
Fixed Bearingeach1010000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2080012
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.6262000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.6262000