Simms Road over Tear Wallet Creek


+37.46811, -78.24278
37°28'05" N, 78°14'34" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Simms Road over Tear Wallet Creek
Structure number:000000000024708
Location:0.95 to 642 - 0.85 to 631
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:25.6 ft. [7.8 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 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:427 [as of 2014]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:99.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$351,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2017Good7 out of 1042799.9
September 2016Good7 out of 1042778.9
September 2014Good7 out of 1046078.9
September 2012Good7 out of 1046078.9
September 2010Good7 out of 1045579.9
September 2008Good7 out of 1045580.9
September 2006Good7 out of 1040680.7
September 2004Good7 out of 1011984.4
September 2002Good7 out of 1011984.4
October 2000Good7 out of 10110100.0
September 1998Good7 out of 10110100.0
October 1996Good7 out of 1093100.0