West Virginia 88 over Buffalo Creek


+40.20024, -80.57239
40°12'01" N, 80°34'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:West Virginia 88 over Buffalo Creek
Structure number:00000000005A050
Location:0.39 mi. South jct WV67
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:131.9 ft. [40.2 m]
Total length:358.6 ft. [109.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel continuous [4]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:746 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:99.8
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$264,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory74699.8
November 2015GoodGoodVery GoodGood140099.7
December 2013GoodGoodVery GoodGood140099.7
December 2011GoodGoodVery GoodGood90099.8
December 2009GoodGoodVery GoodGood90099.8
February 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood90099.8
December 2005FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory90099.8
December 2003FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory90099.8
May 2002GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good160099.6
December 2001GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good160099.6
December 1999GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good160099.6
December 1997GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good160099.6
May 1996GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good80099.8
June 1994GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good80099.8
June 1992GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent110099.8
June 1990GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent110099.8