West Virginia 2 over Buffalo Creek


+40.26341, -80.61480
40°15'48" N, 80°36'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:West Virginia 2 over Buffalo Creek
Structure number:00000000005A007
Location:0.06 mi. South jct WV 67
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:248.4 ft. [75.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1992
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,838 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:77.7
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$321,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018GoodGoodGoodGood683877.7
May 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory784776.8
June 2014GoodGoodGoodGood870076.0
June 2012GoodGoodGoodGood870076.0
June 2010GoodGoodGoodGood710077.4
June 2008GoodGoodGoodGood710077.4
August 2006GoodGoodGoodGood710077.4
August 2004GoodGoodGoodGood700077.5
June 2002GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good750077.1
June 2000GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good750075.1
June 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good720075.3
June 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good610076.4
June 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good610076.4
June 1992GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent610087.1
December 1990GoodGoodGoodGood61006.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.1,4691,464500
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,7096,5896,12000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.10,73610,39134500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.5857100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.104238100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.10697900
Compression Jointlinear ft.88388420
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach1212000
Other Bearingeach1212000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.247247000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4914256600