James River Drive over Upper Chippokes Creek


+37.20159, -77.04475
37°12'06" N, 77°02'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:James River Drive over Upper Chippokes Creek
Structure number:000000000018181
Location:0.0 MI.FR. SURRY CO. LINE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Total length:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,632 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:65.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$99,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood263265.4
January 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood235992.1
January 2013FairFairFairGood235976.9
February 2011FairFairFairGood235976.9
February 2009FairFairFairGood235976.9
April 2007FairFairFairGood226877.2
February 2005FairFairFairGood241276.8
February 2003FairFairFairFair228877.2
February 2001FairFairFairFair586471.9
April 1999FairFairFairFair586471.9
June 1997FairFairFairFair570071.9
May 1995PoorFairFairPoor550055.9
July 1993PoorFairFairPoor506355.9
September 1991PoorFairFairPoor240558.5