Elon Road over Cashaw Creek


+37.59476, -79.38177
37°35'41" N, 79°22'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Elon Road over Cashaw Creek
Structure number:000000000001378
Location:0.21-Rt 501/3.73-Rockb CL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1928
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:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,704 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:78.7
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$551,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairFairFairGood170478.7
May 2015FairFairFairGood170478.7
May 2013FairFairFairGood179278.3
May 2011FairFairFairGood179278.3
May 2009FairFairFairGood179278.3
May 2007FairFairFairGood178780.3
June 2005FairFairFairGood171280.6
June 2003FairFairFairGood170980.7
May 2001FairFairFairVery Good190079.9
May 1999FairFairFairVery Good190079.9
June 1997FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good190093.0
May 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good190091.0
May 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good165090.9
June 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good165090.9