Rt. 40 over NS Railway


+37.07994, -78.74279
37°04'48" N, 78°44'34" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Rt. 40 over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000004838
Location:.40 ECL Phenix/1.19 WCL P
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Total length:143.4 ft. [43.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:2929.6 ft. [892.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,920 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:80.7
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$2,437,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory192080.7
October 2016FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory192078.7
October 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryGood110079.6
October 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryGood209474.6
October 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryGood209475.2
November 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryGood209475.2
November 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryGood210575.2
November 2004GoodGoodGoodGood199577.4
November 2002GoodGoodGoodGood204675.3
November 2000FairFairFairFair210560.6
November 1998FairFairFairFair210560.6
January 1997FairSatisfactoryFairFair230061.4
January 1995FairGoodFairFair160064.5
November 1992FairGoodFairFair236059.4
October 1990FairGoodFairFair242059.3