Rocky Branch Road over Sandy Creek


+36.84266, -78.64156
36°50'34" N, 78°38'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Rocky Branch Road over Sandy Creek
Structure number:000000000004875
Location:0.05 to 611 - 0.35 to 360
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 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]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:215 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Structural 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 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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:97.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2017Fair6 out of 1021597.0
October 2016Good7 out of 1021596.7
October 2014Good7 out of 1021096.7
October 2012Good7 out of 1024696.7
October 2010Good7 out of 1024696.7
October 2008Good7 out of 1024698.7
October 2006Good7 out of 1028599.7
December 2004Good7 out of 1028299.7
November 2002Good7 out of 1041599.6
November 2000Good7 out of 1040398.7
October 1998Good7 out of 1040398.7
October 1996Good7 out of 1027998.7
September 1994Good8 out of 1028199.7
August 1992Good8 out of 1031199.7
July 1990Good8 out of 1031199.7