Ramp A over NS Railway


+37.34265, -79.18721
37°20'34" N, 79°11'14" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Ramp A over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000026708
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:158.1 ft. [48.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.5 ft. [9.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:2000
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,254 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:97.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory525497.5
May 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory525497.5
May 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory525497.5
March 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory198.0
March 2009GoodGoodGoodGood198.0
May 2007GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good198.0
April 2005GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good198.0
March 2003GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-98.0
March 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-98.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.627627000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6,0826,082000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,1365,0884800
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9391200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6666000
Movable Bearingeach126240
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2424000
Fixed Bearingeach41030
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.88000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3162684800