Laurel BranchRd729 over West Fork Little River


+36.88606, -80.40672
36°53'10" N, 80°24'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Laurel BranchRd729 over West Fork Little River
Structure number:000000000007609
Location:0.45 RT 728; 0.03 RT 746
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.3 ft. [7.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:256 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:87.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018GoodGoodVery GoodGood25687.9
November 2016GoodGoodVery GoodGood25688.9
November 2014GoodGoodVery GoodGood29588.9
November 2012GoodGoodVery GoodGood29590.4
November 2010GoodGoodVery GoodGood29590.4
November 2008FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood29590.4
October 2006FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood29591.4
October 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood22395.9
October 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood22395.9
October 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood18995.9
November 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood18995.9
November 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood18995.9
November 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good18995.2
December 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good18995.2
November 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good99100.0