Hells Island Road over Fountains Creek


+36.60304, -77.70963
36°36'11" N, 77°42'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Hells Island Road over Fountains Creek
Structure number:000000000009071
Location:0.90 Miles from Route 627
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:17.4 ft. [5.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:18.4 ft. [5.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Gravel [8]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:126 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:66.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$209,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairVery GoodFairGood12666.9
January 2017FairVery GoodFairGood12649.3
January 2016FairVery GoodFairGood12649.3
January 2015FairVery GoodFairGood9961.3
February 2014FairVery GoodFairGood9958.3
January 2013FairVery GoodFairGood9948.8
January 2012FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9958.8
January 2011FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9958.8
November 2009FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9958.8
January 2009FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9958.2
February 2008FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9958.2
February 2007FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9958.2
March 2005GoodVery GoodGoodGood61754.3
March 2004GoodVery GoodGoodGood61754.3
March 2003GoodVery GoodGoodGood61754.3
March 2002GoodVery GoodGoodGood61754.3
March 2000GoodGoodGoodGood56154.4
April 1999GoodVery GoodGoodGood56154.4
June 1998GoodVery GoodGoodGood56154.4
April 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood56154.4
May 1996FairFairSatisfactoryGood56153.4
April 1995GoodGoodGoodGood56154.4
April 1994GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good56154.4
June 1993FairVery GoodVery GoodFair56147.2
April 1992FairVery GoodVery GoodFair10048.2