SR1509 over BENS CREEK


+36.38950, -77.93467
36°23'22" N, 77°56'05" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR1509 over BENS CREEK
Structure number:000000001850016
Old structure number:000000000185016 (from 1992 edition)
Location:0.6 MI. N. JCT. SR1530
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:62.0 ft. [18.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, would be posted or closed except for temporary shoring [D]
Average daily traffic:260 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:39.8
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 2017PoorFairFairPoor26039.8
October 2015PoorGoodGoodPoor23040.5
October 2013PoorGoodGoodPoor23040.5
November 2011FairFairFairFair9082.0
November 2009FairFairSatisfactoryFair28080.7
March 2008FairFairSatisfactoryFair28080.7
December 2005FairFairSatisfactoryFair43077.3
September 2003FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory39089.4
January 2002FairFairSatisfactoryFair38078.4
April 2000FairFairSatisfactoryFair29080.7
January 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair29081.7
December 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory23092.8
November 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory23090.5
November 1991PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor24063.4