+36.40254, -76.93442
36°24'09" N, 76°56'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US13S US158 over CHOWAN RIVER
Structure number:000000000910032
Old structure number:000000000091032 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.7 MI. N. JCT. US158
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Total length:1121.1 ft. [341.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:3.3 ft. [1.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:16
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans 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: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Bridge closed to all traffic [K]
Average daily traffic:4,150 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:28.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairFairFairFair415028.1
October 2015FairFairFairFair415032.4
October 2013FairFairFairFair690071.8
October 2011FairFairFairFair660071.8
October 2009FairFairFairFair920071.8
October 2007FairFairFairFair820071.8
November 2005FairFairFairFair770071.8
June 2004FairFairFairFair820071.8
December 2001FairFairFairFair800071.8
January 2000FairFairFairFair750071.8
November 1997FairFairFairFair650071.8
November 1995FairFairFairFair650071.8
June 1994PoorSatisfactoryFairPoor700056.8
December 1991FairSatisfactoryFairFair660072.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,7686,50826000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.47,16846,56160700
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4537800
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.368368000
Prestressed Concrete Pileeach305305000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7056465900
Movable Bearingeach192192000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.2,2562,07118500