Aspen Road over Branch Louse Creek


+37.03827, -78.82492
37°02'18" N, 78°49'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Aspen Road over Branch Louse Creek
Structure number:000000000024857
Location:0.70 to 672 - 0.76 to 748
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1997
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:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:97 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
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:100.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
August 2017Good7 out of 1097100.0
August 2015Good7 out of 1097100.0
August 2013Good7 out of 10105100.0
August 2011Good7 out of 10105100.0
August 2009Good7 out of 10105100.0
July 2007Good7 out of 10103100.0
April 2005Good8 out of 109599.9
April 2003Good8 out of 1047599.6
April 2001Good8 out of 1046898.6
April 1999Good8 out of 1015799.0
April 1997Good9 out of 1062199.0