South Fork Road over S.Fork Appomattox River


+37.34812, -78.78454
37°20'53" N, 78°47'04" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:South Fork Road over S.Fork Appomattox River
Structure number:000000000001624
Location:1.01-Rt 631/1.30-Rt 632
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Total length:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:186 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:41.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$391,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair18641.3
March 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair18641.3
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair18641.3
March 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair18641.3
March 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair17044.2
March 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair17044.2
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair17047.9
March 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryFair17047.9
March 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair17047.7
March 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryFair17247.7
April 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair16447.7
March 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryFair16447.7
March 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair16447.7
March 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryFair16447.7
March 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryFair16447.7
March 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryFair66046.3
March 2002PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoor66030.8
March 2000PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoor66027.8
March 1999PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoor66027.8
March 1998PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoor66027.8
July 1996FairGoodGoodFair63042.8
May 1995PoorVery GoodVery GoodPoor63027.8
April 1994FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory63049.8
June 1993FairGoodVery GoodFair63042.8
May 1992FairVery GoodVery GoodFair19341.3
July 1991FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory19348.3