Brook Hill Road over Appomattox River


+37.45273, -78.14912
37°27'10" N, 78°08'57" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Brook Hill Road over Appomattox River
Structure number:000000000005741
Location:0.00-Cumbe CL/0.00-Amelia
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:163.1 ft. [49.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:11.2 ft. [3.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:12.5 ft. [3.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:12.5 ft. [3.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:221 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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]
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,556,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018PoorFairPoorPoor2210.0
March 2017PoorFairSeriousPoor2210.0
March 2016PoorFairPoorPoor2210.0
March 2014PoorFairPoorPoor500.0
March 2013PoorFairPoorFair540.0
March 2011PoorFairPoorFair540.0
February 2009PoorFairPoorFair540.0
March 2006PoorFairPoorFair7813.1
April 2005PoorFairPoorFair6413.8
March 2004PoorFairPoorFair6413.8
March 2003PoorFairPoorFair6413.8
August 2002PoorFairPoorFair5314.4
May 2000PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair535.7
July 1999PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair535.7
September 1998PoorSatisfactoryPoorFair535.7
May 1997PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor535.7
June 1996PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor535.7
March 1995PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor538.3
April 1994PoorSatisfactorySeriousPoor530.0
March 1993PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor491.4
November 1991PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor441.4