Candlers Mtn Rd over Route 29 Business


+37.36882, -79.17824
37°22'08" N, 79°10'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Candlers Mtn Rd over Route 29 Business
Structure number:000000000020547
Location:.29 Rt 29BP/1.43 Rt 460BP
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:77.1 ft. [23.5 m]
Total length:144.0 ft. [43.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:80.4 ft. [24.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:22°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:35,000 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:51.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,268,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018PoorFairPoorFair3500051.1
September 2017PoorFairPoorFair3900050.1
September 2016PoorFairPoorFair3900050.1
September 2015PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair3900051.3
September 2014PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2029056.0
September 2013PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2029056.0
September 2012PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2029056.0
September 2011PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2029057.0
September 2010PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2029057.0
September 2009PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair2029057.0
August 2008PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1942157.2
September 2007PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1822857.5
August 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1781958.6
May 2005PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1773263.0
June 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1929263.0
May 2003PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1939663.0
June 2002PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair961163.0
May 2001PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair965363.0
May 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair1541079.0
September 1998PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair1541064.0
May 1996FairSatisfactoryFairFair1541080.0
May 1994FairSatisfactoryFairFair1541080.0
April 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1541080.0
May 1990FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1541083.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,8721,552242780
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.16,703016,70300
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,52212,358150140
Reinforced Concrete Columneach105320
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.16811128290
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.17213428100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1841473070
Compression Jointlinear ft.340003400
Elastomeric Bearingeach3903630
Fixed Bearingeach3903900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7807800
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.288282600
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.288287010