Lexington Turnpike over Buffalo River


+37.65869, -79.14483
37°39'31" N, 79°08'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Lexington Turnpike over Buffalo River
Structure number:000000000024671
Location:7.27-WCL Amh/.15-Rt.610
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1996
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,498 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:13% 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:97.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018GoodGoodGoodGood149897.8
July 2016GoodGoodGoodGood149897.8
July 2014GoodGoodVery GoodGood135898.0
July 2012GoodGoodVery GoodGood135898.0
July 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood135898.0
July 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood135898.0
July 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood273096.0
July 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood252196.3
August 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood245696.4
August 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood534990.2
September 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood534990.2
August 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood170095.5