IS 95 NBL over Meherrin River

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+36.69497, -77.55366
36°41'42" N, 77°33'13" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IS 95 NBL over Meherrin River
Structure number:000000000020237
Location:0.47 mile SCL Emporia
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:540.1 ft. [164.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:20,049 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:67.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,170,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2015FairFairFairSatisfactory2004967.0
November 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory1917059.9
November 2011PoorPoorFairSatisfactory1917056.7
November 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory1917058.9
November 2007FairFairFairFair1925258.9
October 2005FairFairFairFair1956458.8
October 2003FairFairFairFair1919258.9
October 2001FairFairFairFair1625561.0
February 2000FairFairSatisfactoryFair1748860.5
January 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1700073.9
August 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1174563.9
September 1993FairFairGoodFair1174562.8
August 1991FairFairGoodFair1174562.8