Commerce Road over Little Buffalo Creek


+37.27246, -78.42201
37°16'21" N, 78°25'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Commerce Road over Little Buffalo Creek
Structure number:000000000013949
Location:0.67 to 642 - 0.93 to 15
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Total length:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
Year reconstructed:2005
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
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: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,522 [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 corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:78.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017GoodGoodVery GoodGood152278.7
November 2015GoodGoodVery GoodGood152280.7
November 2013GoodGoodVery GoodGood135080.8
November 2011GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood135080.8
November 2009GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood135080.8
November 2007GoodExcellentExcellentGood70384.4
November 2005GoodExcellentExcellentGood65184.4
January 2005PoorFairPoorGood65138.1
January 2004PoorFairPoorGood65138.1
January 2003PoorFairPoorGood65146.5
January 2002PoorFairPoorGood65146.5
December 2000PoorFairPoorGood68146.5
December 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood68178.0
December 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood68178.0
January 1995GoodGoodGoodGood68178.0
December 1992GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good23078.0
January 1991GoodVery GoodGoodGood23078.0