Woods Fork Road over Wards Fork Creek


+37.08254, -78.66157
37°04'57" N, 78°39'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Woods Fork Road over Wards Fork Creek
Structure number:000000000004931
Location:2.30 to 47 - 2.20 to 660
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:10.2 ft. [3.1 m]
Total length:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:160 [as of 2014]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:97.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2017Good7 out of 1016097.0
October 2016Good7 out of 1016097.0
October 2014Good7 out of 1016097.0
October 2012Good7 out of 1018597.0
October 2010Good7 out of 1018597.0
October 2008Good7 out of 1018597.0
October 2006Good7 out of 1016899.0
December 2004Good7 out of 10168100.0
October 2002Good7 out of 10168100.0
November 2000Good7 out of 10172100.0
October 1998Good7 out of 10172100.0
October 1996Good7 out of 10171100.0
October 1994Good7 out of 10186100.0
August 1992Good8 out of 10126100.0
September 1990Good9 out of 10126100.0