Zachary Taylor Hwy over Rapidan River


+38.35854, -77.97272
38°21'31" N, 77°58'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Zachary Taylor Hwy over Rapidan River
Structure number:000000000012957
Location:Culpeper/Orange Co Line
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:401.9 ft. [122.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,047 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% 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:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:81.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood504781.8
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood504781.8
February 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood514181.8
February 2012GoodGoodGoodGood514181.8
February 2010GoodGoodGoodGood514181.8
February 2008GoodGoodVery GoodGood547583.8
February 2006GoodGoodVery GoodGood405984.9
February 2004GoodGoodVery GoodGood366386.3
March 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood250390.2
February 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood267587.7
February 1998GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good260087.9
February 1996GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good290086.9
April 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good249288.3
February 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good199091.1