SBL Lynchburg Expr over US 29 Bus SBL


+37.36340, -79.18499
37°21'48" N, 79°11'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SBL Lynchburg Expr over US 29 Bus SBL
Structure number:000000000020564
Location:001929&29ALT 0011WCL LYNC
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Total length:155.2 ft. [47.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:43°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [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]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:21,918 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:67.8
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,032,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2191867.8
August 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2191867.8
August 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2191875.0
August 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory3900071.9
August 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4000071.8
August 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood4000071.8
July 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3035873.5
July 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3035873.5
July 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3035873.5
July 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3035873.5
July 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood3035875.5
August 1997FairFairFairSatisfactory3035862.3
July 1995FairFairFairSatisfactory3035863.0
July 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood2076578.0
July 1991GoodGoodVery GoodGood1457080.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.755755000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,7956,795000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,4345,15428000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9284800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.98386000
Compression Jointlinear ft.2882781000
Movable Bearingeach1511400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1511400
Fixed Bearingeach1511400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1511400
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.312312000