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ROUTE 156 over JAMES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+37.31261, -77.22275
37°18'45" N, 77°13'22" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:ROUTE 156 over JAMES RIVER
Structure number:000000000014069
Location:PRNC GEO & CHRLS CTY CLS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:363.9 ft. [110.9 m]
Total length:4463.1 ft. [1360.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:15.7 ft. [4.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:144.4 ft. [44.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:Movable - Lift [15]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,677 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:9% 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:45.8
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$330,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory467745.8
July 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory467745.8
July 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory467744.9
July 2014FairFairFairSatisfactory433949.9
July 2013FairFairSatisfactoryFair433949.9
July 2012FairFairSatisfactoryFair433949.9
July 2011FairFairSatisfactoryFair433949.9
July 2010FairFairSatisfactoryFair433949.9
July 2009FairFairSatisfactoryFair433949.9
July 2007FairFairSatisfactoryFair452914.2
July 2006FairFairSatisfactoryFair417314.2
August 2005FairFairSatisfactoryFair409714.2
July 2004FairFairSatisfactoryFair401314.2
July 2003FairFairFairFair388914.2
August 2002FairFairSatisfactoryFair372514.2
July 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair373815.2
July 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair514315.2
October 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair514315.2
August 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500025.2
July 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory520025.2
July 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500025.2
July 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory470025.2
July 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory433725.2
July 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good587025.2
September 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryVery Good483525.2