Brake Road / 631 over Brake Branch


+37.21071, -80.22012
37°12'39" N, 80°13'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Brake Road / 631 over Brake Branch
Structure number:000000000012238
Location:0.30-Rte754; 0.30-Rte741
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:17.1 ft. [5.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Skew angle:25°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:870 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:61.4
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$441,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2017GoodGoodVery GoodGood87061.4
August 2015GoodGoodVery GoodGood87061.4
August 2013FairGoodVery GoodFair92947.4
August 2011FairGoodVery GoodFair92947.4
August 2009FairVery GoodVery GoodFair92947.4
August 2007FairVery GoodVery GoodFair92950.4
August 2005FairVery GoodVery GoodFair92950.4
August 2003FairVery GoodVery GoodFair83350.0
August 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good83378.0
August 2000PoorExcellentExcellentPoor83322.0
August 1999PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory83319.0
August 1998PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory83319.0
September 1997PoorPoorPoorFair83319.0
September 1996PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory80319.0
August 1995PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory80319.0
August 1994PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair80343.0
August 1993PoorPoorSatisfactoryFair80343.0
October 1991FairGoodGoodFair49743.4
August 1990FairGoodGoodFair49743.4