L. P. Bailey Hwy. over Banister River


+36.78077, -78.92512
36°46'51" N, 78°55'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:L. P. Bailey Hwy. over Banister River
Structure number:000000000009203
Location:0.59 TO 360 - 1.75 TO 615
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Total length:752.0 ft. [229.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:15
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,933 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:64.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$10,357,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairFairSatisfactoryFair493364.1
April 2015FairFairSatisfactoryFair493365.1
April 2013FairFairSatisfactoryFair464966.4
April 2011FairFairSatisfactoryFair464966.4
April 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair464967.5
April 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair522966.9
April 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair452167.6
April 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair449767.6
April 2001FairFairSatisfactoryFair483466.2
April 1999FairFairSatisfactoryFair473264.3
May 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1100059.2
May 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodFair1200057.9
April 1993PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoor375948.7
March 1991PoorSatisfactoryGoodPoor428548.0