Chatham Road over Big Polecat Creek


+36.78858, -79.00669
36°47'19" N, 79°00'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Chatham Road over Big Polecat Creek
Structure number:000000000009351
Location:0.29-Rt 671/1.65-Rt 676
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Total length:98.1 ft. [29.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,767 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:76.8
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$1,678,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood176776.8
March 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood176777.6
March 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood156179.0
March 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood156178.7
March 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood156178.7
March 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood200178.2
March 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood213378.0
April 2003GoodGoodGoodGood202478.1
March 2001GoodGoodGoodGood213075.0
March 1999GoodGoodGoodGood210075.0
March 1997GoodGoodGoodGood177675.5
April 1995GoodVery GoodGoodGood177675.5
March 1993GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good139676.0
February 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good139676.0