County Route 27/4 over Buffalo Creek


+40.24392, -80.59623
40°14'38" N, 80°35'46" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:County Route 27/4 over Buffalo Creek
Structure number:00000000005A073
Location:0.01 mi. East jct WV 67
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.5 ft. [9.0 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 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
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: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:100 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:99.0
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$179,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairFairGoodGood10099.0
June 2016FairSatisfactoryGoodGood14298.9
September 2014GoodGoodGoodVery Good15098.9
September 2012GoodGoodGoodVery Good15098.9
September 2010GoodGoodGoodVery Good50094.2
September 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good45094.3
September 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good45094.3
September 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good110086.1
September 2000GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent60094.2
May 1999GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent55094.2
October 1998GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent55094.2
September 1996GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent40092.8