RTE 232; RAMPS A&B over RTE. I-81


+37.09058, -80.57629
37°05'26" N, 80°34'35" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RTE 232; RAMPS A&B over RTE. I-81
Structure number:000000000012172
Location:1.60-S RADF; 0.40-I 81
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:294.0 ft. [89.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.9 ft. [14.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:5
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: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,647 [as of 2002]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:79.1
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$12,419,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairFairFairFair664779.1
May 2016FairFairFairFair664779.1
May 2014FairFairFairFair664779.1
May 2012FairFairFairFair664771.1
May 2010FairFairFairFair664771.1
May 2008FairFairFairFair664771.1
May 2006FairFairFairFair664771.1
June 2004FairFairFairFair664771.1
June 2002FairFairFairFair662071.1
July 2000FairFairGoodSatisfactory396084.3
August 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory396085.3
June 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodGood396085.3
July 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-95.0
June 1992FairFairVery GoodFair429080.6
April 1990FairFairVery GoodFair429080.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4751,32575750
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.12,02910,8176006120
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.11,0348,0182,976400
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,8908,61527500
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1211100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120239430
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1967112140
Pourable Jointlinear ft.1881720016
Movable Bearingeach2500241
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7500750
Fixed Bearingeach2500250
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7500750
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.441441000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.147001470
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5884929600