Wheeler Spring Rd. over Big Cub Creek


+37.22081, -78.75210
37°13'15" N, 78°45'08" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Wheeler Spring Rd. over Big Cub Creek
Structure number:000000000001628
Location:0.60-Rt.630 / 0.80-Rt.663
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Total length:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Year reconstructed:2002
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: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:122 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:87.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood12287.0
August 2016GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood12287.0
August 2014GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood17086.9
August 2012GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood11088.0
August 2010GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood11088.0
August 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood11088.0
August 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood8798.0
August 2004GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood8798.0
August 2002GoodExcellentExcellentGood16287.9
June 2001FairFairFairSatisfactory16227.8
June 2000FairFairFairSatisfactory16227.8
June 1999FairSatisfactoryFairGood16228.8
June 1998FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory16228.8
July 1997FairSatisfactoryFairGood16228.8
August 1996FairSatisfactoryFairGood18728.7
August 1995FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good18738.9
July 1994FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good18738.9
December 1991FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood11944.2