Lowery Road over Hyco River


+36.62708, -78.82544
36°37'37" N, 78°49'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Lowery Road over Hyco River
Structure number:000000000009334
Location:1.80 to 602-2.30 to 658
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:53.2 ft. [16.2 m]
Total length:159.1 ft. [48.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
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:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:213 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood21386.6
February 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood21386.7
February 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood18186.7
February 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood18186.7
February 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood18186.6
February 2007GoodGoodGoodGood23086.5
February 2005GoodGoodGoodGood23087.5
February 2003GoodVery GoodGoodGood23082.5
February 2001FairFairGoodGood37678.9
February 1999FairFairGoodGood37678.9
February 1997FairFairGoodGood37678.9
March 1995GoodGoodGoodGood37679.9
February 1993GoodGoodGoodGood15482.4
February 1991GoodVery GoodGoodGood15482.4