Mears Station Road over Messongo Creek


+37.88248, -75.61555
37°52'57" N, 75°36'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Mears Station Road over Messongo Creek
Structure number:000000000000375
Location:0.15 TO 690 / 1.30 TO 779
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Skew angle:60°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1987
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:199 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:97.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2018Good7 out of 1019997.0
December 2016Good7 out of 1019997.0
December 2014Good7 out of 1030396.9
February 2013Good8 out of 1030398.9
February 2011Good8 out of 1030399.9
April 2009Good8 out of 1030398.9
June 2007Good8 out of 1035998.9
March 2005Good8 out of 1034396.9
March 2003Good8 out of 1033399.9
January 2001Good8 out of 1039898.9
October 1998Good8 out of 1039898.9
November 1996Good8 out of 1017099.0
November 1994Good7 out of 1017099.0
November 1992Good8 out of 1015999.0
October 1990Good8 out of 10215100.0