Germanna Highway over Route 15/29 Bypass


+38.44993, -77.98312
38°26'60" N, 77°58'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Germanna Highway over Route 15/29 Bypass
Structure number:000000000005563
Location:.37 FR 522&.29 TO Cul CL
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Total length:184.1 ft. [56.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1972
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 continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,404 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:93.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017GoodGoodGoodGood1140493.9
July 2015GoodGoodGoodGood1140493.9
July 2013GoodGoodGoodGood1402193.6
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood1402192.9
July 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1402192.8
July 2007GoodGoodGoodGood1606992.6
July 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1275992.9
August 2003GoodGoodGoodGood1148893.1
August 2001GoodGoodGoodGood1198193.0
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1440290.8
July 1997GoodGoodGoodGood1400090.8
August 1995GoodGoodGoodGood896591.5
July 1993FairFairGoodVery Good896590.5
June 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good896591.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,184722,11110
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.15,45614,52992700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.15,456015,45600
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1681223880
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8583200
Compression Jointlinear ft.168168000
Movable Bearingeach2420400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Fixed Bearingeach1210200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,75310,753000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.3683500018