Simmons Gap Road over Lynch River


+38.25176, -78.58615
38°15'06" N, 78°35'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Simmons Gap Road over Lynch River
Structure number:000000000008991
Location:.69 From614&.20 To Alb Co
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:22.6 ft. [6.9 m]
Skew angle:23°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:173 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:47.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairSatisfactoryFairFair17347.6
September 2017FairGoodFairFair17370.2
September 2016FairGoodFairFair17370.2
September 2015FairGoodFairFair17370.2
September 2014FairGoodFairFair23070.2
September 2013FairGoodFairFair23070.2
September 2012FairGoodFairFair23070.2
September 2011FairGoodFairFair23070.2
September 2010FairGoodFairFair23070.1
September 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryFair23070.1
September 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory16584.1
September 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory16581.1
September 2006FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory16581.1
September 2005FairExcellentGoodSatisfactory16581.1
September 2004FairFairGoodSatisfactory16580.1
September 2003FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory16581.1
September 2002FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory19081.1
September 2001FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory19081.1
September 2000FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory19081.1
September 1999FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory19081.1
September 1998FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory19081.1
September 1997FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory15881.1
September 1996FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory19081.1
August 1995FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory19080.3
August 1994FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory18080.4
September 1993FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory18080.4
August 1992FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory16480.4
July 1991FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood16480.4