Route 29 Business over Williams Creek


+37.57276, -79.05899
37°34'22" N, 79°03'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Route 29 Business over Williams Creek
Structure number:000000000001311
Location:.47-SCL Amherst/.97-29Byp
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,776 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:83.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$734,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryFair477683.9
November 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryFair477683.9
November 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryFair385780.4
November 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryFair385782.4
November 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryFair385787.4
January 2009FairFairFairFair369284.4
January 2007FairFairFairFair1922268.0
January 2005FairFairFairFair1857765.1
January 2003FairFairFairFair1850565.1
January 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1804477.9
February 1999FairFairFairFair1234466.4
February 1997FairFairFairFair1900065.0
February 1995FairSatisfactoryFairFair1100067.6
January 1994FairSatisfactoryFairFair900068.0
February 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1123067.5