Twin Bridges Road over NS Railway

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+37.13504, -78.31109
37°08'06" N, 78°18'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Twin Bridges Road over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000013937
Location:1.52 to 624 - 0.01 to 360
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Total length:131.9 ft. [40.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:14.8 ft. [4.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1916
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2014

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:215 [as of 2011]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:12.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$735,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2014PoorGoodPoorPoor21512.3
March 2013PoorGoodPoorPoor21512.3
March 2012PoorGoodPoorPoor16813.3
February 2011PoorGoodPoorPoor16813.3
April 2009PoorGoodPoorFair16817.2
May 2008PoorGoodPoorFair16817.2
April 2007PoorGoodPoorFair16817.2
May 2006PoorFairPoorFair16813.3
April 2005PoorFairPoorFair11314.5
April 2004PoorFairPoorFair11314.5
April 2003PoorFairPoorFair11314.5
April 2002PoorFairPoorFair11314.5
April 2001PoorFairPoorFair11314.5
May 2000FairFairFairFair10226.9
April 1999FairFairFairFair10226.9
October 1998FairFairFairFair10226.9
June 1997FairFairFairFair10226.9
June 1996FairFairFairFair10226.9
April 1995FairFairFairFair10226.9
May 1994FairFairFairFair10226.9
April 1993FairFairFairFair10226.9
December 1991FairFairFairFair17137.1