Dryburg Road over Difficult Creek


+36.75393, -78.70731
36°45'14" N, 78°42'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Dryburg Road over Difficult Creek
Structure number:000000000009317
Location:2.00-Rt 344 / 0.30-Rt 717
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:46.3 ft. [14.1 m]
Total length:143.1 ft. [43.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:153 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:61.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,412,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairGoodFairSatisfactory15361.1
October 2016FairGoodFairGood15361.1
October 2014FairGoodFairGood20061.1
October 2012FairGoodFairGood15362.1
October 2010FairGoodFairGood15361.8
October 2008FairGoodFairGood15361.8
October 2006FairGoodFairGood21261.7
October 2004FairGoodFairGood27760.1
November 2002FairGoodFairGood28058.1
October 2000FairGoodFairGood33158.1
December 1998FairSatisfactoryFairGood33157.1
January 1997FairGoodFairGood29258.1
October 1994GoodGoodGoodVery Good29268.2
December 1992FairGoodFairVery Good30658.1
December 1991FairGoodFairVery Good29058.1