Grace Street over Route 29 Business


+37.40314, -79.14113
37°24'11" N, 79°08'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Grace Street over Route 29 Business
Structure number:000000000020507
Location:.05-Plum/.05-Franklin St.
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:152.9 ft. [46.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:21°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1955
Year reconstructed:1992
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
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:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,300 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:1% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:75.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$300,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018GoodGoodGoodGood430075.2
November 2016GoodGoodGoodGood353676.3
November 2014GoodGoodGoodGood353676.1
November 2012GoodGoodGoodGood360078.0
November 2011GoodGoodGoodGood360078.0
November 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood571975.6
November 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood571975.6
November 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good571975.6
November 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good571975.6
November 2000GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good571975.6
November 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good571975.6
December 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good571975.6
November 1994GoodGoodGoodGood571975.5
November 1992GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent629075.4
November 1990PoorPoorSatisfactoryPoor629024.0