Beechland Road over Mill Swamp


+37.07572, -76.81086
37°04'33" N, 76°48'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Beechland Road over Mill Swamp
Structure number:000000000018208
Location:2.45 Miles from Route 617
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.2 ft. [8.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:120 [as of 2014]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:74.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$129,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
January 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair12074.9
January 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair12074.9
January 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair11675.9
January 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair11675.9
May 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair11675.9
April 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair11675.9
May 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair40571.1
April 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair40571.1
May 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair15075.9
May 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood19686.9
June 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory19686.9
April 1997PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor35155.0
April 1996PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor23159.7
July 1995PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor23158.7
August 1993PoorVery GoodVery GoodPoor23158.7
August 1991PoorVery GoodVery GoodPoor24058.7