Hardy Road 634 over Roanoke River


+37.21993, -79.79918
37°13'12" N, 79°47'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Hardy Road 634 over Roanoke River
Structure number:000000000002718
Location:0.0 Bedford; 0.0 Franklin
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:153.9 ft. [46.9 m]
Total length:308.1 ft. [93.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:8,800 [as of 2016]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 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 replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:26.8
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$13,015,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018PoorFairPoorFair880026.8
July 2017PoorFairPoorFair853126.8
July 2016PoorFairPoorFair853126.8
July 2015PoorFairPoorFair853126.8
July 2014PoorFairPoorFair863326.8
July 2013PoorFairPoorFair863326.8
July 2012PoorFairPoorFair863326.8
July 2011PoorFairPoorFair863326.5
July 2010PoorFairPoorFair863326.5
June 2009PoorFairPoorFair863326.5
June 2008PoorFairPoorFair855426.5
June 2007PoorFairPoorFair832735.8
May 2006PoorFairPoorFair826635.8
July 2005PoorFairPoorFair835535.8
May 2004PoorFairPoorFair763635.8
May 2003PoorFairPoorFair780235.8
May 2002PoorFairPoorFair777135.8
October 2001PoorFairPoorFair639035.8
June 2000FairFairFairFair756944.8
July 1999FairFairFairFair756944.8
September 1998FairFairFairFair735845.2
August 1997FairFairFairFair592547.8
August 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood735859.7
May 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood735859.7
May 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood751757.1
April 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood751757.1
January 1992FairFairGoodGood524961.3
December 1990FairFairGoodGood216367.1