Sandy River Road over Little Sandy River


+37.20828, -78.32006
37°12'30" N, 78°19'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Sandy River Road over Little Sandy River
Structure number:000000000013930
Location:0.50 to 606 - 0.81 to 696
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:46.3 ft. [14.1 m]
Total length:49.2 ft. [15.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:305 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:1% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:64.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$559,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory30564.9
July 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory30565.9
July 2013FairGoodFairGood39165.8
July 2011FairGoodFairGood39149.3
August 2009FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory39159.2
August 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood30862.3
September 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood33662.2
August 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood33462.2
August 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42660.5
August 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory39760.5
August 1997GoodGoodGoodGood38660.5
November 1995GoodGoodGoodGood38660.5
November 1993GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good28560.5
September 1991GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good29260.5