Darlington Heights over Buffalo Creek


+37.23676, -78.49738
37°14'12" N, 78°29'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Darlington Heights over Buffalo Creek
Structure number:000000000013994
Location:1.32-Rt. 700/2.10-Rt. 604
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Total length:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:610 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 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:85.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017GoodGoodGoodGood61085.4
January 2015GoodGoodGoodGood64085.4
January 2014PoorPoorGoodGood65082.3
January 2013PoorPoorGoodGood72382.2
January 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood72384.5
January 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood72384.5
February 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodGood65687.5
January 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodGood69887.5
January 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood53287.7
February 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood52984.7
February 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodGood54679.6
January 1997FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood53179.6
January 1995FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good53278.6
February 1993GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good53278.6
January 1991GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good35080.8