+38.83494, -82.14794
38°50'06" N, 82°08'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 35 over OHIO RIVER
Structure number:00000000027A063
Location:0.40 MI W OF WV 2
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:900.0 ft. [274.3 m]
Total length:1964.3 ft. [598.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:59.7 ft. [18.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.3 ft. [19.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:68.9 ft. [21.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,529 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:77.0
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$30,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2452977.0
June 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2290077.0
June 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2290077.0
June 2013FairFairFairGood2290070.0
July 2012FairFairFairGood2290070.0
June 2011FairFairFairGood2290070.0
June 2010FairFairFairGood2550061.6
June 2009FairGoodFairGood2550062.6
June 2008FairGoodFairGood2550062.6
June 2007FairGoodFairGood2550062.6
June 2006FairGoodFairGood2550062.6
June 2005FairGoodFairGood2550062.6
December 2004FairGoodFairGood2000062.6
December 2003FairGoodFairGood1250062.6
October 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1250073.6
November 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1250073.6
November 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1250073.6
October 1999FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1250073.6
November 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1250076.9
October 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2400076.9
September 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2400076.9
March 1995FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2400081.9
April 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2400081.9
September 1993FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2400081.9
December 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2400081.9
December 1990FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2400083.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,5001,300120800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,09009,09000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.18,00016,3791,2243970
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.107,6400107,3173230
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.129,179129,14623100
Steel Trusslinear ft.3,6002,9152104750
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.273,5040268,9294,5750
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2,7061,5612958500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.41,90410,22828,7182,9580
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach3703700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.261026100
Steel Gusset Plateeach18010558170
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,782018,78200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.33219795400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1478819400
Compression Jointlinear ft.1,30001,30000
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.260026000
Movable Bearingeach2442000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.224022400
Fixed Bearingeach2442000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.256025600
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,7002,6633700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.18,00018,000000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4,3504,3381110
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.26,10026,100000