Forest Hill Road over Big Guinea Creek


+37.43989, -78.21976
37°26'24" N, 78°13'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Forest Hill Road over Big Guinea Creek
Structure number:000000000005762
Location:0.50 to 631 - 0.70 to 600
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Total length:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:41 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:54.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$203,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018PoorGoodFairPoor4154.3
June 2017PoorGoodFairPoor4154.3
June 2016PoorGoodFairPoor4154.3
June 2015PoorGoodFairPoor4154.3
June 2014PoorGoodFairPoor3058.5
June 2013FairGoodFairFair2574.5
June 2012FairGoodFairFair2574.5
June 2011FairGoodFairFair2570.0
June 2010FairGoodFairFair2570.0
June 2009FairGoodFairFair2570.0
June 2008FairGoodFairFair1573.0
June 2007FairVery GoodFairFair1573.0
July 2006FairVery GoodFairFair1573.0
July 2005FairExcellentFairFair2973.0
June 2004FairFairFairFair2972.0
July 2003FairFairFairFair2972.0
June 2002FairFairFairFair4969.0
June 2001FairFairFairFair4967.0
July 2000FairFairFairFair4667.0
June 1999FairFairGoodFair4667.0
May 1998PoorFairGoodPoor4651.0
June 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory4679.0
September 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory5179.0
June 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory5179.0
June 1994FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory5179.0
July 1993FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory5079.0
May 1992FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory5378.6
July 1991FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory5378.6