Melon Road over Stream


+36.64454, -79.09579
36°38'40" N, 79°05'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Melon Road over Stream
Structure number:000000000009267
Location:1.96 TO 751 - 0.25 TO 691
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1963
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:688 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:94.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
March 2017Good7 out of 1068894.9
March 2015Good7 out of 1069094.8
March 2013Good7 out of 1071694.8
March 2011Good7 out of 1071694.8
March 2009Good7 out of 1071695.8
February 2007Good7 out of 1074997.8
February 2005Good7 out of 1079297.7
February 2003Good7 out of 1076097.7
February 2001Good7 out of 1060397.0
February 1999Good7 out of 1060398.0
February 1997Good7 out of 1060698.0
February 1995Good7 out of 1054898.0
February 1993Good7 out of 1027999.0
February 1991Good7 out of 1028599.0