Route 29 Bus. over James Street


+37.39199, -79.15836
37°23'31" N, 79°09'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Route 29 Bus. over James Street
Structure number:000000000020526
Location:2.02-NCL Lynch/2.05-Rt128
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.2 ft. [21.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
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: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:37,916 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:94.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017GoodGoodGoodGood3791694.4
January 2015GoodGoodVery GoodGood3791689.1
January 2013GoodGoodVery GoodGood4400088.5
January 2011GoodGoodVery GoodGood4393988.5
January 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4393988.5
January 2007GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200088.7
January 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200088.7
February 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200088.7
February 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200088.7
January 1999GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200086.7
January 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4200086.7
January 1995GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent4200085.5
December 1993PoorPoorFairPoor4074047.5
December 1991PoorPoorSatisfactoryPoor3356049.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,0560984720
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,59009,2703200
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,6306,5904000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,1026,102000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1521140380
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.152152000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.8800880
Compression Jointlinear ft.152301490
Movable Bearingeach1201200
Fixed Bearingeach1201200
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.352035200